Earning $15.14 per hour on average, Pricing Coordinators receive the most money, followed by Kitchen Supervisors ($13.39), Customer Service Representatives (about $11.68), and Deli Clerks (around $9.25). Produce Clerks are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $8.12.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Festival Foods for between five and 10 years earn approximately $11.12 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Festival Foods employees (54 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $9.62 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.21 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Atkinson, Wisc.; Appleton, Wisc. (around $10.74), Kenosha, Wisc. ($10.63), and La Crosse, Wisc. (approximately $10.01) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Sheboygan, Wisc.; in fact, at $7.97 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Minnesota take home the most — $16.04 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $13.11 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $16.00 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the larger part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Customer Relations, Cash Handling, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
Just over two-fifths of workers participate in a 401(k) program. A little more than half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for one-half also include dental insurance. Festival Foods folks also make good use of life insurance, flexible hours, and a stock purchase plan.