$18
Avg. Hourly Rate
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Life Insurance / Disability
  • Paid Sick Leave
Average Hourly Rate for Waste Management, Inc. Employees
$18 per hour
 186 Reviews
Waste Management, Inc. Median Hourly Rate by Job

MinMax

$17.70
$14$23

$17.60
$13$24

Route Driver
32 profiles
$18.40
$13$26

United States (change)

Diesel Mechanic
31 profiles
$20.51
$15$28

$19.19
$14$25

$19.90
$14$28

$17.77
$13$23

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 510
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Find out more about pay at Waste Management, Inc.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $20.52 per hour) can be spotted in Sacramento, Calif.; Denver, Colo. (approximately $19.49), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (about $19.00), and Lombard, Ill. ($17.71) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($12.61) in San Antonio, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Colorado, where pay average out at $18.83 per hour.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $17.92 per hour. The largest fraction of Waste Management, Inc. people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $16.02 per hour on average.

Jobs

Diesel Mechanics are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $20.55 per hour; Diesel Technicians, Tractor-Trailer Drivers, and Heavy Equipment Operators also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $20.52, $18.57, and $18.03, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Waste Management, Inc. are Route Drivers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $17.09.

Certifications and Degrees

ASE Master Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $23.00 per hour. Employees who have a Graduate Certificate, Collision Repair make the most here, hauling in around $21.07 per hour.

Skills

When it comes to skills, Electronic Troubleshooting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $21.60 per hour. A garden variety skill at Waste Management, Inc. is Customer Service; slightly less than one-fifth of Waste Management, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Heavy Equipment Repair, Machine Operation, and Troubleshooting.

Benefits and Perks

A quarter of respondents — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A fair number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, free drinks, and a casual working environment.

Waste Management, Inc. Job Listings

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Compare Waste Management, Inc.'s gender breakdown against similar employers.
76%
Male
24%
Female
69%
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31%
Female
73%
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27%
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72%
Male
28%
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Extremely Flexible

Key Stats for Waste Management, Inc.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Hourly Rate
$13 - $19
Hourly Rate
$14 - $21

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 206 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

About This Company

1001 FANNIN STREET
Houston, Texas 77002

1894

Refuse Systems

48,000

Waste Management Inc, Wastemanagement Inc

Waste Management, Inc. pays its employees an average of $17.87 an hour. Hourly pay at Waste Management, Inc. ranges from an average of $13.48 to $24.15 an hour. Waste Management, Inc. employees with the job title Change Management Consultant make the most with an average hourly rate of $101, while employees with the title Residential Support Worker make the least with an average hourly rate of $10.77.

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