Average Salary for The Schwan Food Company Employees

Operating out of Marshall, Minn., The Schwan Food Company employs talent in positions ranging from Operations Manager to Route Sales Representative. Employees at The Schwan Food Company make $60K per year on average. Though what you do at the company and where you live are influential salary factors for those at The Schwan Food Company, your experience level turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Marshall, Minnesota 


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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at The Schwan Food Company for between five and 10 years earn approximately $58K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $59K per year on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operations Managers, Area Operations Managers, Production Supervisors, and Route Sales Representatives; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $70K annually, the other salaries come in at around $63K, $58K, and $42K, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $72K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Marshall, Minn.; Houston, Texas (around $72K), Minneapolis, Minn. ($60K), and Atlanta, Ga. ($59K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — about $72K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $63K per year. Earning an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of around $55K annually on average. The Schwan Food Company compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-holders the most at $63K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $80K annually. A relatively widespread skill at The Schwan Food Company is Operations Management; around one in four of employees use it for work. People Management, Financial Analysis, and Leadership are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

The Schwan Food Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. A fair number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of respondents also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, and car allowences/expenses/mileage reimbursement.

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Key Stats for The Schwan Food Company


27 %
73 %
$56,993 - $95,000
$40,134 - $70,031

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$57,886 - $71,944
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Engineering Management Technology
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