Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $48K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $47K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Flying Food Group folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $78K annually.
Residents of Sterling, Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $75K per year; other top-paying cities include Honolulu, Hawaii ($60K) and the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. (approximately $47K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Virginia pays Flying Food Group the most — about $61K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach $60K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $51K annually for accredited Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Specialists. The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA); Flying Food Group awards $52K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $88K per year. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-fourth of Flying Food Group's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Recruiting, and Benefits Administration.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (one in five survey participants) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A solid majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A fair number of workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone and a casual working environment.