Information Technology Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $130K per year — though Human Resources Generalists, Production Supervisors, and Logistics Coordinators also do fairly well at approximately $65K, $59K, and $50K, respectively. Staff Accountants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $47K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $90K annually) can be spotted in Milwaukee, Wisc.; the company's headquarter city of Kansas City, Mo. ($88K), Mechanicsburg, Pa. (around $73K), and Springfield, Mo. ($54K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is East Syracuse, N.Y. at about $44K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Wisconsin pays Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. the most — $88K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $56K annually. The largest fraction of Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $50K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certifications, who make $130K annually. Safe Quality Food Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $109K per year. Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Organizational Leadership — these employees rake in around $130K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Safety Compliance; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $85K per year. Data Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a little less than a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Leadership, and Lean Manufacturing.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. has room for improvement — only 45 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Nearly all respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for most workers. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.