When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $20.50 per hour) can be spotted in Chesapeake, Va.; Milford, Del. ($17.69), the company's headquarter city of Salisbury, Md. ($17.02), and Washington, Ind. (around $16.28) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Lewiston Woodville, N.C.; in fact, at about $10.40 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $19.00 per hour) in Kentucky.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $16.00 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Perdue Farms, Inc. employees (48 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $15.13 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Ammonia Refrigeration Technicians, who earn about $16.39 per hour on average, closely trailed by Maintenance Mechanics ($16.00) and Production Team leaders (approximately $10.40).
Certifications and Degrees
Transportation Worker Identification Credentials are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $20.50 per hour. Perdue Farms, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $18.80 on average.
Employees who count Industrial Hydraulics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $18.25 per hour. Maintenance also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one in six of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Welding, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Machine Operation.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A strong majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. Perdue Farms, Inc. folks also make good use of a casual working environment and private medical insurance (pmi).