Median pay is highest in St. Louis ($113K per year), followed by Chicago ($87K), Naperville (around $71K), and Indianapolis (about $70K). Expected earnings are below average (approximately $57K) in Pasco, one of the lowest-paid cities. ConAgra Foods Inc. workers in Missouri earn the most — $88K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are National Account Managers, Environmental Health & Safety Managers, Senior Financial Analysts, and Systems Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $100K, the other salaries come in at about $84K, $71K, and around $68K, respectively. Near the bottom at ConAgra Foods Inc. are Transportation Planners, pulling in just $48K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is typically approximately $70K for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of ConAgra Foods Inc. employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $53K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, who make approximately $118K. Becoming an Oracle Certified Professional DBA can certainly pay off here; those folks make $111K. ConAgra Foods Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management — these employees rake in about $94K annually.
Employees who count Forecasting among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $71K. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 42 percent receiving paid vacation and close to one-fourth of workers receiving sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at ConAgra Foods Inc., including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all workers, and almost all employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.