When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.50 per hour) can be spotted in Chesapeake, Va.; Washington, Ind. ($16.28), the company's headquarter city of Salisbury, Md. (around $15.35), and Accomac, Va. (about $14.76) are the next top-paying cities. Lewiston Woodville, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $10.40. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Delaware, where the average Perdue Farms, Inc. employee makes $17.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $16.00 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Perdue Farms, Inc. employees (50 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $15.18 per hour on average.
Ammonia Refrigeration Technicians earn the highest median pay at approximately $16.39 per hour, followed by Maintenance Mechanics ($16.28) and Production Team leaders ($10.40).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $20.50 per hour for Transportation Worker Identification Credentials, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Perdue Farms, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $18.80 per hour.
Employees who count Industrial Hydraulics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $18.25 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Perdue Farms, Inc. is Electronic Troubleshooting, with approximately one-tenth considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Welding, Machine Operation, and Equipment Maintenance.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. Perdue Farms, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment and private medical insurance (pmi).