When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $90K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Salisbury, Md.; Perry, Ga. (approximately $68K), Hartford, Ky. (about $44K), and Lewiston Woodville, N.C. ($43K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $73K per year) in Maryland.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $44K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $44K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Perdue Farms, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $58K annually.
Logistics Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $71K per year; Maintenance Supervisors come in second with average earnings amounting to $54K, while Production Supervisors and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Coordinators rank near the top as well ($52K and approximately $43K, respectively).
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $66K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of around $55K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Perdue Farms, Inc. — these employees make the most at $70K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $72K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Team Leadership; nearly one-third consider it a key competency. Leadership, Production Management, and Operations Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for a fair number of employees and dental coverage for a strong majority of respondents. Perdue Farms, Inc. folks also make good use of relocation expenses, a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.