Average Hourly Rate for Festival Foods Employees

The average pay for Festival Foods employees is $11.99 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $19.03. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Festival Foods. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Festival Foods
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Cashier (3)
$9.80 - $14.49  
[-]Cashier (3)
Hourly Rate$9.80 - $14.49  
[+]Cake Decorator (3)
$10.49 - $18.23  
[+]Cake Decorator (3)
Hourly Rate$10.49 - $18.23  
[+]Retail Store Manager (2)
$11.93 - $22.46  
[+]Retail Store Manager (2)
Hourly Rate$11.93 - $22.46  
[+]Baker (2)
$9.23 - $17.52  
[+]Baker (2)
Hourly Rate$9.23 - $17.52  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Bringing in the most money are Cake Decorators — their earnings average $15.96. Retail Store Managers are a close second at $15.00 along with Bakers (about $14.00) and Cashiers (around $11.25). Festival Foods hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Deli Clerks ($10.63).


Median pay is highest in Manitowoc (approximately $16.24 per hour), followed by Appleton ($14.30), Holmen (approximately $13.00), and Fond Du Lac ($12.96). At around $11.12, Mauston is home to some of the lowest pay in the country.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $13.06. The largest slice of the Festival Foods workforce (32 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns $11.96 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $15.00. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people typically earn $13.00 per hour. Festival Foods workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Management are also well compensated, earning $15.96 on average.


Skill-wise, employees who report People Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning approximately $13.00 on average. A garden variety skill at Festival Foods is Operations Management; slightly less than a third of Festival Foods' people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management, and Design.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. For a majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and more than half of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Festival Foods are employee stock ownership plan (esop), company store discount, and stock options.

Key Stats for Festival Foods


66 %
34 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $13
Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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