Average Salary for Waste Connections, Inc. Employees

Waste Connections, Inc. is a refuse systems firm headquartered in Folsom, Calif. that hires for Operations Manager positions, Assistant Controller roles, and more. A salary of $57K annually is the median rate at Waste Connections, Inc. Waste Connections, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though how long you've been working and your city are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Folsom, California 95630

Refuse Systems

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Bringing in the most money are Financial Controllers — their earnings average about $79K per year. Operations Managers are a close second at $70K along with Environmental Specialists ($65K) and Assistant Controllers (around $62K). On the lower end are Operations Managers at approximately $60K on average.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $62K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $61K per year. The largest fraction of Waste Connections, Inc. people (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $66K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $75K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Denver, Colo. (about $66K), Mccall, Idaho ($65K), and Tacoma, Wash. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Alaska, where the average salary is about $77K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Occupational Safety and Health Administraters receive bigger paychecks ($82K per year) than those without credentials. Waste Connections, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning around $66K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Reporting; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $79K annually. Operations Management is a popular skill among Waste Connections, Inc. workers, with just over two-fifths of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Leadership, People Management, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 29 percent. A large number of employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of workers, and most survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, a company cell phone, stock options, and life insurance.

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$50,794 - $91,385
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