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. (around $40K), and Orlando, Fla. (about $28K) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Mississippi, where they average to $60K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operations Managers, Maintenance Managers, and Route Drivers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $70K annually, the other salaries come in at $55K and approximately $34K, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $40K per year. The largest slice of the Waste Pro USA workforce (38 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $55K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Occupational Safety and Health Administraters, who make $71K per year. The best paid folks at Waste Pro USA have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning about $37K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $65K per year. A common skill in Waste Pro USA's work force is Operations Management; close to a fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Financial Reporting, Safety Compliance, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.
Waste Pro USA's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). A solid majority of employees report having health insurance, and the larger part of respondents report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, gym membership, and a casual working environment.