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Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Waste Management, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the refuse systems industry, from Heavy Equipment Operator to Garbage Truck Driver. Excluding overtime pay (which brings in $24.71), people who work for Waste Management, Inc. earn an approximate salary of $16.26 per hour. Your city plays the largest role in compensation at Waste Management, Inc., but what you do at the company and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Job (Number Reporting)
|$14.31 - $23.60|
|Overtime||$18.38 - $34.77|
|Hourly Rate||$14.31 - $23.60|
|$11.84 - $22.83|
|Overtime||$18.25 - $35.51|
|Hourly Rate||$11.84 - $22.83|
|$12.26 - $21.55|
|Hourly Rate||$12.26 - $21.55|
|$9.82 - $18.45|
|Hourly Rate||$9.82 - $18.45|
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 300
Median pay is highest in Portland ($24.00 per hour), followed by Philadelphia (about $18.00), the company's headquarter city of Houston ($17.03), and Washington (approximately $16.50). On the lower end is Pittsburgh at $13.79. The highest pay by state can be found in Colorado, where pay average out at around $17.69 per hour.
Heavy Equipment Operators rake in the most money, with average earnings of $17.77; Route Drivers come in second with typical earnings amounting to $17.49, while Garbage Truck Drivers and Equipment Operators rank near the top as well (around $17.04 and $16.71, respectively). At approximately $13.62, Customer Service Representatives are among the lowest paid at Waste Management, Inc.
A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of about $15.83. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (31 percent) have worked in their field for one to four years and now make $14.89 per hour.
Salaries approach about $23.32 for Automotive Service Exellence Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Human Resource Managers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of around $18.93 per hour. Those with a B.A. in Communication at Waste Management, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $20.00 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Equipment Maintenance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $17.92. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; nearly one in four consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Machine Operation, Data Entry, and Microsoft Excel.
Waste Management, Inc. lets only 45 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of workers take sick leave. The greater part of workers report contributing to a 401(k). A solid majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Waste Management, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and a casual working environment.
$12 - $19
$12 - $20
|Highly satisfied||Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
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