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Average Hourly Rate for Festival Foods Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which brings in $18.67), people who work for Festival Foods earn an approximate salary of $11.91 per hour. At Festival Foods, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Festival Foods
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Cashier (3)
$9.80 - $14.37  
[-]Cashier (3)
Hourly Rate$9.80 - $14.37  
[+]Retail Store Manager (3)
$10.92 - $20.32  
[+]Retail Store Manager (3)
Hourly Rate$10.92 - $20.32  
[+]Cake Decorator (3)
$10.09 - $18.09  
[+]Cake Decorator (3)
Hourly Rate$10.09 - $18.09  
[+]Deli Clerk (2)
$8.61 - $13.89  
[+]Deli Clerk (2)
Hourly Rate$8.61 - $13.89  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Median pay is highest in Manitowoc ($16.24 per hour), followed by Appleton (around $14.30), Holmen (approximately $13.00), and Green Bay ($12.09). At $10.07, Eau Claire is home to some of the lowest pay in the country.


Cake Decorators rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $15.96; Retail Store Managers come in second with typical earnings amounting to $15.00, while Bakers and Cashiers rank near the top as well ($14.00 and $11.25, respectively). At approximately $10.63, Deli Clerks are among the lowest paid at Festival Foods.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $13.03. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Festival Foods workforce (33 percent) has a tenure of five to nine years and earns around $11.96 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists earn $15.00, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a OSHA Forklift Operator Certification is rewarded at approximately $13.00 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Business Management; Festival Foods awards about $15.96 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $13.00. A relatively widespread skill at Festival Foods is Operations Management; just under a third of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management , and Design.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Festival Foods sponsors. A majority of workers can count on health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include employee stock ownership plan (esop), company store discount, and stock options.

Key Stats

65 %
35 %
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
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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