The highest paychecks go to Deli Managers, who earn an average $17.00 per hour, closely trailed by Meat Cutters (approximately $14.63), Produce Clerks ($11.25), and Bakers (about $10.71). Cashiers make an average around $8.89, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $10.16 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $10.27 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $13.48 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Williamsburg, Va. (about $11.37), Asheville, N.C. (around $11.27), and the company's headquarter city of Greensboro, N.C. ($11.00) are the next top-paying cities. Memphis, Tenn. ranks low on the pay scale — at $9.00, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across The Fresh Market, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Georgia earn the most, taking home around $13.48 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $14.67 per hour. At The Fresh Market, Inc., employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at approximately $11.73.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Food Preparation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $15.63 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at The Fresh Market, Inc. is Customer Service; a majority of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Cash Handling, Order Inventory, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. A fair number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at The Fresh Market, Inc. are life insurance, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.