Heavy Equipment Operators earn the highest median pay at $23.90 per hour, followed by Welders (around $20.35), Electricians ($20.00), and Carpenters (approximately $18.57). Administrative Assistants at Tradesmen International, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $12.00 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($23.50 per hour) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Mobile, Ala. (approximately $22.00), Columbus, Ohio (around $21.50), and Milwaukee, Wisc. ($21.22) are the next top-paying cities. At $13.00, Syracuse, N.Y. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Wisconsin, where pay average out at $20.68 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $19.52 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $14.62 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $22.98 per hour for Class A Commercial Driver License Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Tradesmen International, Inc. workers who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) are also well compensated, earning $15.00 on average.
When it comes to skills, Cabinetry Installation seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $20.00 per hour. Blueprints also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Commercial, Window or Door Installation, and Flooring Installation are also desirable skills.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Tradesmen International, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of employees participate. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of workers and dental coverage for close to one-half. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment and life insurance.