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.