Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $45K per year. Overall, the greater share of Flying Food Group folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $74K annually.
Residents of New York, N.Y. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $80K per year; other top-paying cities include Honolulu, Hawaii (approximately $60K) and the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. (around $46K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $83K annually) in California.
Typically, Executive Chefs are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $80K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Food Protection Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $78K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certification garners significant financial rewards of around $70K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Flying Food Group — these employees make the most at about $61K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $84K per year. Operations Management is a popular skill in the Flying Food Group workforce; around half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Product Development round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only a sixth of survey respondents enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Most survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of workers, and for the larger part of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a company cell phone.