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Average Hourly Rate for United Rentals Inc. Employees

Employees of United Rentals Inc. bring in an average of $19.80 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $30.76. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at United Rentals Inc., but geography and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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United Rentals Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: United Rentals Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (13)
$16.97 - $22.30  
[-]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (13)
Hourly Rate$16.97 - $22.30  
[+]Inside Sales Representative (13)
$16.52 - $21.33  
[+]Inside Sales Representative (13)
Hourly Rate$16.52 - $21.33  
[+]Field Service Technician (5)
$14.47 - $27.07  
[+]Field Service Technician (5)
Hourly Rate$14.47 - $27.07  
[+]Shop Foreman (3)
$15.56 - $32.48  
[+]Shop Foreman (3)
Hourly Rate$15.56 - $32.48  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Equipment Rental and Leasing, NEC

United Rentals Inc, United Rentals, Inc

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Heavy Duty Mechanics earn the highest median pay at approximately $25.23 per hour, followed by Shop Foremans (about $23.00), Field Service Technicians ($20.69), and Tractor-Trailer Drivers ($19.94). United Rentals Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Auto Mechanics (around $13.21 on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.30 per hour) can be spotted in Ridgefield Park, N.J.; Pico Rivera, Calif. (around $19.96), Charlotte, N.C. ($19.73), and Beaumont, Texas (approximately $19.50) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($19.00) in Houston, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in New Jersey, where pay average out at about $25.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $19.94 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $17.89 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $19.76 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $24.35 per hour for Class B Commercial Driver License Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; United Rentals Inc. awards about $22.45 to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Electronic Troubleshooting among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $21.84 per hour. A garden variety skill at United Rentals Inc. is Customer Service; approximately one-fourth of United Rentals Inc.'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Inside Sales.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 31 percent. Nearly all employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all respondents receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. United Rentals Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, and company car / automobile.

Key Stats for United Rentals Inc.


23 %
77 %
Hourly Rate
$18 - $24
Hourly Rate
$16 - $22
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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