Average Hourly Rate for Metro Employees

Metro laborers see wages hovering around $18.05 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $27.52. Metro paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your job title and how long you've been working are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $34.00 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Grand Rapids, Mich. ($20.00), Austin, Texas (about $19.50), and Portland, Ore. ($18.25) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $15.26, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $24.08 per hour.


Earning around $22.00 per hour on average, Bus Operators receive the most money, followed by Customer Service Representatives ($13.22), Custodians (about $13.00), and Crew Leaders ($11.88). Metro hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Certified Home Health Aides (approximately $11.48 on average).

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Metro for between five and 10 years earn $18.64 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Metro folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $14.48 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Radiologic Technologists earn $30.50 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $36.20 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Electronic Troubleshooting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $24.35 per hour. A common skill in Metro's work force is Customer Service; one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Troubleshooting, Customer Relations, and Maintenance.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Metro gives paid vacation days to 38 percent and sick leave to 31 percent. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Metro, the larger part of workers have health insurance, and the larger part of employees have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Metro


53 %
47 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Hourly Rate
$12 - $23

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Metro

  1. Los Angeles, California
  2. Houston, Texas
  3. Chicago, Illinois
  4. Grand Rapids, Michigan
  5. Indianapolis, Indiana
  6. Portland, Oregon
  7. Austin, Texas

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