Nearing the top of the pay scale are Deli Managers, Meat Cutters, Bakers, and Produce Clerks; while the first receives the highest median pay at $15.50 per hour, the other salaries come in at $13.75, around $10.76, and about $10.74, respectively. Cashiers make an average approximately $9.11, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $10.37 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (55 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $10.52 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.48 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Williamsburg, Va. (approximately $11.28), Asheville, N.C. ($11.27), and the company's headquarter city of Greensboro, N.C. (around $11.00) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Newport News, Va.; in fact, at $8.86 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The Fresh Market, Inc. workers in Georgia earn the most — $13.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $12.63 per hour. The Fresh Market, Inc. workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning $11.51 on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Food Preparation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $14.12 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a solid majority deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Cash Handling, Order Inventory, and Cleaning.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 8 percent. A 401(k) program is available, and a majority of employees use it to save for retirement. At The Fresh Market, Inc., a majority of workers have health insurance, and the larger part of employees have dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, company store discount, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.