Waste Water Plant Operators earn the highest median pay at $18.35 per hour, followed by Maintenance Planners ($18.31), Ammonia Refrigeration Technicians (around $18.25), and Maintenance Mechanics ($18.01). Financial compensation for Warehouse Laborers is rather low — on average only approximately $8.80 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $16.80 per hour. The largest fraction of Perdue Farms, Inc. people (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $14.00 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $19.00 per hour) can be spotted in Gainesville, Ga.; Milford, Del. (around $17.69), the company's headquarter city of Salisbury, Md. ($17.00), and Washington, Ind. ($16.80) are the next top-paying cities. At $10.58, Lewiston Woodville, N.C. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across Perdue Farms, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Virginia earn the most, taking home about $17.90 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than General Journeyman Electricians, who make approximately $21.00 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Perdue Farms, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $21.18.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Office; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $19.00 per hour. Electronic Troubleshooting is a popular skill among Perdue Farms, Inc. workers, with close to a seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance, and Plant Maintenance as well.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of survey participants and dental coverage for a strong majority of employees. Privileges also include a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.