When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($23.50 per hour) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Columbus, Ohio (about $21.50), Milwaukee, Wisc. ($21.22), and Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $18.00) are the next top-paying cities. Syracuse, N.Y. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $11.50. By state, Tradesmen International, Inc. pays its Wisconsin employees the most; the pay rate there is $20.68 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $20.00 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $14.67 per hour on average.
Welders are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $20.00 per hour on average; Carpenters are next on the list, bringing in close to $20.00, followed by Electricians earning about $18.25 and Cement Mason or Concrete Finishers making $16.00. Financial compensation for Apprentice Electricians is rather low — on average only $14.22 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Welders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $22.50 per hour. Tradesmen International, Inc. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $22.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Cabinetry Installation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $20.21 per hour. Blueprints is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly less than a third of Tradesmen International, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Commercial, Residential, and Troubleshooting.
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
The larger part of employees participate in a 401(k) program. At Tradesmen International, Inc., over one-half of workers have health insurance, and slightly more than half of workers have dental coverage. Tradesmen International, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment and none (contract-based).