When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $36.25 per hour) can be spotted in Visalia, Calif.; Pasadena, Calif. ($19.75), Los Angeles, Calif. (around $18.97), and Medford, Ore. ($15.76) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Chicago, Ill. — at $9.35, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Food 4 Less employees make the most in Oregon, earning approximately $15.76 per hour on average.
Earning $36.25 per hour on average, Accounting Supervisors receive the most money, followed by Assistant Customer Service Managers (approximately $19.84), Meat Cutters (around $16.61), and Grocery Clerks ($15.81). Food 4 Less hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Cashiers ($10.69 on average).
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $10.60 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Food 4 Less people (36 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $15.18 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $17.38 per hour. The best paid folks at Food 4 Less have an Associate of Science (AS), earning $15.28 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Customer Relationship Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $19.35 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Food 4 Less workforce; the greater part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Most employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers.