Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $58K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $54K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Manufacturing Production Managers, who bring in close to around $90K per year, though Operations Supervisors are not far behind at $60K along with Production Supervisors earning $53K.
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Kansas City, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $70K annually; other top-paying cities include Medina, Ohio ($56K) and Fort Morgan, Colo. (around $55K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $100K per year) in Missouri.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $55K annually for Forklift Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. At Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $53K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Inventory Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $68K per year. Budget Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one-fifth of Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.'s people use it regularly. SAP Production Planning, Process Improvement, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Just one-half of employees receive paid time off. Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all employees use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of survey participants, and a solid majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and relocation expenses.