Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $65K per year on average. The largest slice of the Darling International workforce (41 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $56K annually.
Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Darling International the most — about $102K per year on average.
Transportation Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $59K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Class A Commercial Driver License Holders earn approximately $64K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $63K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Budget Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $94K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Operations Management; roughly a third deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Project Management, General Ledger Accounting, and Logistics.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of employees save for retirement through Darling International's 401(k) plan. Almost all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.