Nearing the top of the pay scale are Cake Decorators, Bakers, Cashiers, and Deli Clerks; while the first receives the highest median pay at $15.96 per hour, the other salaries come in at around $14.00, about $10.78, and approximately $9.25, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.30 per hour) can be spotted in Appleton, Wisc.; Fond Du Lac, Wisc. ($12.96), Green Bay, Wisc. ($11.88), and Fort Atkinson, Wisc. (about $11.79) are the next top-paying cities. La Crosse, Wisc. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $9.00.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $12.01 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Festival Foods people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $11.96 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $12.32 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding pay and education, Festival Foods pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $15.00.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Order Inventory; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $12.76 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Festival Foods is Customer Service; the larger part of employees use it for work. Data Entry, Cash Handling, and Customer Relations were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For more than half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and over one-half of workers get dental coverage, too. Perks also include company store discount, employee stock ownership plan (esop), stock options, and life insurance.