Meat Cutters rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $9.83 per hour; Pharmacy Technicians come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $8.72, while Cake Decorators and Front End Managers rank near the top as well (around $8.50 and $8.03, respectively). With salaries averaging $7.90, Cashiers are among the lowest paid at Food City.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $7.68 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $8.23 per hour on average.
Residents of Knoxville, Tenn. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $9.09 per hour; other top-paying cities include Kingsport, Tenn. (around $9.00) and Prestonsburg, Ky. ($8.58). The highest pay by state can be found in Kentucky, where pay average out at about $9.47 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Customer Relations seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $9.43 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; about one-half deem it necessary for work. Cash Handling, Retail, and People Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for just under a third of workers, and for slightly more than a fifth of workers, dental coverage is too. Food City folks also make good use of life insurance and flexible hours.