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.