Shop Foremans are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $24.86 per hour; HVAC Technicians, Heavy Equipment Mechanics, and Field Service Technicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $22.90, about $22.35, and $21.00, respectively. With salaries averaging $13.21, Auto Mechanics are among the lowest paid at United Rentals Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.30 per hour) can be spotted in Ridgefield Park, N.J.; Charlotte, N.C. ($20.11), Houston, Texas (about $19.00), and Beaumont, Texas (around $18.59) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of approximately $25.00 per hour) in New Jersey.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $18.05 per hour on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $20.29 per hour on average. The largest fraction of United Rentals Inc. people (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $20.24 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $28.35 per hour for OSHA 10 Hour Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. United Rentals Inc. compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at $22.45 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Heavy Equipment Repair; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $24.80 per hour. A common skill in United Rentals Inc.'s work force is Customer Service; slightly less than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Inside Sales.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only 29 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Nearly all respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). The vast majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, and free drinks.