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Average Salary for Leprino Foods Company Employees

Leprino Foods Company is a food manufacturing firm headquartered in Denver, Colo. that hires for Procurement Specialist positions, Mechanical Engineer roles, and more. An average Leprino Foods Company employee can expect to make $76K per year. Leprino Foods Company paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though where you live and what you do at the company are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Leprino Foods Company typically pays:
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Employer: Leprino Foods Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Procurement Specialist (2)
$38,281 - $89,889  
[-]Procurement Specialist (2)
Salary$39,865 - $82,819  
Total Pay$38,281 - $89,889  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (2)
$68,825 - $105,072  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (2)
Salary$69,403 - $98,068  
Bonus$1,181 - $9,981  
Total Pay$68,825 - $105,072  
[+]Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing (2)
$44,955 - $87,417  
[+]Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing (2)
Salary$46,327 - $83,452  
Total Pay$44,955 - $87,417  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Denver, Colorado 

Food Manufacturing

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $74K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $60K per year. Overall, the greater share of Leprino Foods Company folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $90K annually.


Residents of Greeley, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $112K per year; other top-paying cities include Grand Rapids, Mich. (about $79K) and the company's headquarter city of Denver, Colo. ($72K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Leprino Foods Company employee makes around $85K annually.


Mechanical Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $87K per year; Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors and Procurement Specialists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $66K and $63K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Professional Engineer License Holders, who make approximately $107K annually. OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $92K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Leprino Foods Company pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $78K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Customer Relationship Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $114K annually. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Procurement are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Leprino Foods Company lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of workers take sick leave. To plan for old age, a large number of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and most survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, profit sharing program, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Leprino Foods Company


48 %
52 %
$50,335 - $95,632
$44,937 - $98,445
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$62,522 - $116,997
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