When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $76K annually) can be spotted in Pembroke Pines, Fla.; Jacksonville, Fla. ($65K), Fort Pierce, Fla. ($40K), and Orlando, Fla. (about $34K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Mississippi, where the average Waste Pro USA employee makes $60K per year.
Bringing in the most money are Operations Managers — their earnings average around $70K annually. Maintenance Managers are a close second at approximately $55K along with Route Drivers ($34K).
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $40K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $55K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Waste Pro USA employees (35 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $48K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $71K annually for Occupational Safety and Health Administraters; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at Waste Pro USA have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA), earning $64K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $65K annually. Operations Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in five of Waste Pro USA's people use it regularly. Safety Compliance, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of employees save for retirement through Waste Pro USA's 401(k) plan. A solid majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and a majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, gym membership, and company car / automobile.