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.