Compensation/Percentage Pay

All employees are paid weekly.

The current pay scale has increasing increments for six years. Drivers with a HazMat endorsement on their CDL make 1% more with a maximum rate of 30%. The following is the rate scale.

Without HazMat
Time Percent
0-12 mo. 24%
After 1 Yr. 25%
After 3 Yrs. 26%
After 4 Yrs. 27%
After 5 Yrs. 28%
After 6 Yrs. 29%
After 7 Yrs. 30%


Eligible employees at Kunshek Chat & Coal, Inc. are provided a wide range of benefits. A number of the programs, (such as Social Security, workers’ compensation, state disability and unemployment insurance) cover all employees in the manner prescribed by law.

Benefits eligibility is dependent upon a variety of factors. The following benefit programs are available to eligible employees:

• Holiday Pay
• Medical Insurance
• Simple IRA Retirement Plan
• Vacation Benefits
5 Days after 1 Year
10 Days after 4 years
• Life Insurance
• $10,000 Life Insurance Policy paid by Company
• Year-end Bonuses
Safety Bonus
Longevity Bonus
• Supplemental Insurance available through Aflac
• Home Nightly

Some benefit programs require contributions from the employee, but most are fully paid by Kunshek Chat & Coal, Inc.

Kunshek Chat & Coal Co., Inc. • 308 Memorial Dr. • Pittsburg, Kansas 66762 • (620) 231-7282