Average Hourly Rate for United Rentals Inc. Employees

Employees of United Rentals Inc. bring in an average of $20.67 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $32.02. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at United Rentals Inc., but your city and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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The highest average salaries go to Maintenance Technicians, who bring in close to $25.48 per hour, though Diesel Mechanics are not far behind at approximately $25.00 along with Field Service Technicians ($20.64) and Heavy Equipment Mechanics (around $20.55). Earning only about $17.72 on average, Inside Sales Representatives make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($26.96 per hour) can be spotted in Williston, N.D.; Long Beach, Calif. (approximately $24.50), Portland, Ore. ($24.23), and Lawrence, Kan. ($23.78) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Charlotte, N.C. at around $20.00. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to about $22.60 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $21.37 per hour. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $19.43 per hour. The largest slice of the United Rentals Inc. workforce (34 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $21.10 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $24.45 per hour. The best paid folks at United Rentals Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning $23.98 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Heavy Equipment Repair; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $21.65 per hour. Troubleshooting is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Electronic Troubleshooting, Customer Service, and Equipment Maintenance.


United Rentals Inc.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 30 percent receiving paid vacation and 22 percent receiving paid sick days. A fair number of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for United Rentals Inc.


17 %
83 %
Hourly Rate
$15 - $23
Hourly Rate
$16 - $24
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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