Average Salary for Waste Connections, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Folsom, Calif., Waste Connections, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the refuse systems, from Operations Manager to Environmental Specialist. Employees at Waste Connections, Inc. make $55K per year on average. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Waste Connections, Inc. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Folsom, California 95630

Refuse Systems

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The highest paychecks go to District Operations Managers, who earn an average about $95K annually, closely trailed by Financial Controllers ($79K), Operations Managers (approximately $69K), and Environmental Specialists (around $65K). Operations Supervisors make an average $56K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $62K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $61K annually. Overall, the greater share of Waste Connections, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $67K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $68K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Denver, Colo. ($66K), Tacoma, Wash. ($66K), and Mccall, Idaho (about $65K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Waste Connections, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Alaska earn the most, taking home around $77K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $82K annually for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Waste Connections, Inc. — these employees make the most at $84K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $85K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Operations Management; just over a half consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know People Management, Leadership, and Team Leadership as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Waste Connections, Inc. gives paid vacation days to a quarter of survey participants and sick leave to 19 percent. A large number of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Waste Connections, Inc.


29 %
71 %
$52,874 - $93,000
$39,156 - $77,423
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 5 votes.

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