Bringing in the most money are Shop Foremans — their earnings average $23.96 per hour. Purchasing Agents are a close second at approximately $21.94 along with Field Service Technicians (about $20.69) and Tractor-Trailer Drivers ($19.76). Near the bottom at United Rentals Inc. are Auto Mechanics, pulling in an average of just around $13.21.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.30 per hour) can be spotted in Ridgefield Park, N.J.; Charlotte, N.C. (around $20.11), Pico Rivera, Calif. ($19.96), and Beaumont, Texas ($19.50) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Houston, Texas; in fact, at about $19.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, United Rentals Inc. employees make the most in New Jersey, earning $25.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $20.29 per hour on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $17.89 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of United Rentals Inc. employees (34 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $20.04 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Class B Commercial Driver License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $24.35 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; United Rentals Inc. awards $22.45 to these degree-holders.
In this position, it pays to have Electronic Troubleshooting in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $21.84 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; approximately one in four consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Troubleshooting, Customer Relations, and Maintenance.
United Rentals Inc.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
31 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Nearly all employees report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all workers, and a large number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include life insurance, a company cell phone, free drinks, and company car / automobile.