Average Salary for Waste Connections, Inc. Employees

Based in Folsom, Calif.,refuse systems player Waste Connections, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Operations Manager and Assistant Controller positions. Compensation for Waste Connections, Inc. employees is around $57K annually on average. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Waste Connections, Inc. workers, followed by how long you've been working and your city. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Folsom, California 95630

Refuse Systems

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Financial Controllers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $79K per year; Operations Managers, Environmental Specialists, and Assistant Controllers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $69K, $65K, and $62K, respectively. Operations Managers at Waste Connections, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $60K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $61K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $62K per year. Overall, the greater share of Waste Connections, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $65K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $68K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Denver, Colo. ($66K), Mccall, Idaho ($65K), and Tacoma, Wash. (approximately $64K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Waste Connections, Inc. pays its Alaska employees the most; the pay rate there is around $77K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $82K per year for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Waste Connections, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $66K on average.


In this position, it pays to have Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $78K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Waste Connections, Inc. is Operations Management, with roughly one-half considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know People Management, Team Leadership, and Budget Management as well.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in four employees — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. A large number of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Most workers receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, stock options, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Waste Connections, Inc.


32 %
68 %
$50,794 - $91,385
$38,566 - $76,531
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 7 votes.

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