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Average Salary for Mars, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Hackettstown, New Jersey, Mars, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the confectionery and nut stores industry, from Financial Analysis Manager to National Account Manager. A typical Mars, Inc. employee can expect to make $64K per year. At Mars, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and your job title each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Mars, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Mars, Inc.
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.
[-]Production Operator (4)
$24,353 - $73,286  
[-]Production Operator (4)
Bonus$129.54 - $7,043  
Total Pay$24,353 - $73,286  
[+]Food Scientist (2)
$50,852 - $88,424  
[+]Food Scientist (2)
Salary$51,579 - $83,957  
Bonus$569 - $6,525  
Total Pay$50,852 - $88,424  
[+]Operations Manager (2)
$40,746 - $108,150  
[+]Operations Manager (2)
Salary$40,300 - $99,792  
Bonus$631 - $11,734  
Total Pay$40,746 - $108,150  
[+]Financial Analyst (2)
$44,627 - $81,182  
[+]Financial Analyst (2)
Total Pay$44,627 - $81,182  
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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: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Mars, Inc. Details

Hackettstown, New Jersey 94710


Confectionery and Nut Stores

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($122K annually) can be spotted in Morristown; Los Angeles ($100K), Chicago (approximately $90K), and Budd Lake (around $87K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of West Chester — at about $53K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Mars, Inc. employees make the most in California, earning $89K per year on average.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach around $75K. For the most part, a representative employee at Mars, Inc. has been working for five to nine years and makes $65K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are National Account Managers, Financial Analysis Managers, Operations Managers, and Food Scientists; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $85K, the other salaries come in at $84K, approximately $75K, and $70K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $93K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Public Accountant s also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $86K per year. Mars, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS), Food Science & Technology — these employees rake in about $93K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Market Research in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $93K. A common skill in Mars, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; roughly a sixth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Financial Analysis, Marketing Communications, and Process Improvement.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Mars, Inc.; the company rewards only two in five workers with paid vacation time and only 23 percent with sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats

38 %
63 %
$40,722 - $91,265
$57,000 - $100,057
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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