When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.50 per hour) can be spotted in Chesapeake, Va.; Washington, Ind. (about $16.28), the company's headquarter city of Salisbury, Md. ($15.35), and Accomac, Va. (approximately $14.76) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $10.31) is Lewiston Woodville, N.C. Perdue Farms, Inc. workers in Delaware earn the most — $17.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Perdue Farms, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $16.00 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $15.60 per hour on average.
The highest average salaries go to Ammonia Refrigeration Technicians, who bring in close to $16.39 per hour, though Maintenance Mechanics are not far behind at $16.28 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Transportation Worker Identification Credentials have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $20.50 per hour. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Perdue Farms, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $18.80 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Office; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $21.18 per hour. Welding is a popular skill in the Perdue Farms, Inc. workforce; approximately one in eight of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Electronic Troubleshooting, Machine Operation, and System Repair.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for a fair number of respondents. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment and private medical insurance (pmi).