Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $67K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $55K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $89K annually) can be spotted in St. Louis, Mo.; Chicago, Ill. (approximately $86K), Kennewick, Wash. ($79K), and the company's headquarter city of Omaha, Neb. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Russellville, Ark. — at around $51K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across ConAgra Foods Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home about $83K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Financial Analysts, who earn an average $77K annually, closely trailed by Continuous Improvement Managers ($65K), Demand Planners ($64K), and Financial Analysts (approximately $58K). On the lower end are Sales Analysts at $52K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $92K per year for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to $87K annually for accredited Senior Human Resources Professionals. ConAgra Foods Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in $71K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $84K annually. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about two-fifths of respondents receiving paid vacation and nearly one-fourth of workers receiving sick leave. ConAgra Foods Inc. helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.