Average Hourly Rate for Perdue Farms, Inc. Employees

Median pay for Perdue Farms, Inc. workers sits around $16.00 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $24.00. Perdue Farms, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on where you live, though your experience level and your role at the company are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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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).

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Key Stats for Perdue Farms, Inc.


31 %
69 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $18
Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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