Average Hourly Rate for Waste Connections, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Folsom, Calif., Waste Connections, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the refuse systems, from Garbage Truck Driver to Tractor-Trailer Driver. On average, Waste Connections, Inc. employees receive $17.42 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $25.27. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Waste Connections, Inc., but geography and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Waste Connections, Inc. Hourly Rate


Garbage Truck Driver
7 profiles

Truck Driver, Heavy / Tractor-Trailer
5 profiles

Heavy Equipment Operator
5 profiles

United States (change)

Diesel Mechanic
5 profiles

Accounts Payable Clerk
5 profiles

Diesel Technician
4 profiles

Customer Service Representative (CSR)
4 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
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About This Company

Folsom, California 95630

Refuse Systems

Source: Freebase


Diesel Mechanics represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $25.00 per hour — though Heavy Equipment Operators, Tractor-Trailer Drivers, and Diesel Technicians also do fairly well at $19.47, approximately $19.37, and around $18.63, respectively. Near the bottom at Waste Connections, Inc. are Accounts Payable Clerks, pulling in an average of just about $14.90.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.00 per hour) can be spotted in Portland, Ore.; Clifton Park, N.Y. (approximately $21.42), Tacoma, Wash. (around $21.25), and Aberdeen, Wash. ($19.77) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Dallas, Texas at about $15.81. Waste Connections, Inc. workers in New York earn the most — $20.91 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $15.23 per hour. Average pay is around $18.16 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Waste Connections, Inc. people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $18.90 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Class A Commercial Driver License Holders, who make $29.49 per hour. Those with an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) at Waste Connections, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $21.18 per hour.


Employees who count Safety Compliance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $19.32 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; around one in five consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Payable.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 29 percent receiving paid vacation and one in ten workers receiving paid sick days. A solid majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance. Waste Connections, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Waste Connections, Inc.


33 %
67 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $19
Hourly Rate
$12 - $20

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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