Average Hourly Rate for United Rentals Inc. Employees

United Rentals Inc. workers report earning an average of $19.92 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $30.89. Your city influences pay for United Rentals Inc. workers the most, followed by your job title and how long you've been working. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

United Rentals Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: United Rentals Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Inside Sales Representative (14)
$16.22 - $22.00  
[-]Inside Sales Representative (14)
Hourly Rate$16.22 - $22.00  
[+]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (8)
$13.46 - $26.06  
[+]Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer (8)
Hourly Rate$13.46 - $26.06  
[+]Shop Foreman (6)
$17.26 - $31.71  
[+]Shop Foreman (6)
Hourly Rate$17.26 - $31.71  
[+]Field Service Technician (6)
$14.52 - $28.36  
[+]Field Service Technician (6)
Hourly Rate$14.52 - $28.36  
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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About This Company



Equipment Rental and Leasing, NEC

United Rentals Inc, United Rentals, Inc

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Median pay is highest in Martinez ($26.85 per hour), followed by Ridgefield Park ($25.30), Frederick (around $24.87), and Baltimore (about $22.00). High paychecks are not found in Houston; in fact, at approximately $19.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, United Rentals Inc. employees make the most in New Jersey, earning $26.19 per hour on average.


Shop Foremans earn the highest median pay at approximately $24.31, followed by Purchasing Agents ($21.94), Field Service Technicians (about $20.14), and Tractor-Trailer Drivers ($20.00). Auto Mechanics make around $16.48, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $18.19. Survey participants who have worked at United Rentals Inc. for between five and ten years earn $19.64 on average. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home $20.51 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Class B Commercial Driver License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $24.35. Automotive Service Exellence Certificate Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of about $24.23 per hour. United Rentals Inc. workers who hold a Technical Certificate, Automotive Technology are also well compensated, earning around $26.19 on average.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $24.46. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; about a fourth of United Rentals Inc.'s people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Electronic Troubleshooting.


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

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (36 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. The greater part of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all workers, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. United Rentals Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a company cell phone, company car / automobile, and free drinks.

Key Stats for United Rentals Inc.


24 %
76 %
Hourly Rate
$18 - $25
Hourly Rate
$16 - $24
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 30 votes.

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