When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.30 per hour) can be spotted in Appleton, Wisc.; Fond Du Lac, Wisc. (around $12.96), Fort Atkinson, Wisc. (approximately $11.79), and Green Bay, Wisc. (about $11.77) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is La Crosse, Wisc. at $9.00.
The highest paychecks go to Cake Decorators, who earn an average $14.52 per hour, closely trailed by Bakers (about $14.00), Cashiers (approximately $10.78), and Deli Clerks (around $9.25).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $11.74 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Festival Foods employees (36 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $11.96 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn $12.32 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Festival Foods workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $15.00 on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Order Inventory; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $12.76 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Festival Foods workers, with the larger part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Data Entry.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For approximately half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and just over two-fifths of workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes employee stock ownership plan (esop), company store discount, stock options, and life insurance.