When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($19.75 per hour) can be spotted in Pasadena, Calif.; Los Angeles, Calif. (about $19.38), Medford, Ore. (approximately $15.76), and San Diego, Calif. ($15.01) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Chicago, Ill. at $9.00. By state, Food 4 Less employees make the most in Oregon, earning around $15.76 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Meat Cutters, who earn an average about $20.23 per hour, closely trailed by Assistant Customer Service Managers (approximately $19.84), Bookkeepers ($19.10), and Grocery Clerks ($15.81). Near the bottom at Food 4 Less are Cashiers, pulling in an average of just $10.56.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $10.35 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $15.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $17.38 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.
When it comes to skills, Customer Relationship Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $19.35 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Food 4 Less workforce; a solid majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Cash Handling, Retail, and Spanish Language.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit.