Average Salary for The Schwan Food Company Employees

Operating out of Marshall, Minn., The Schwan Food Company employs talent in positions ranging from Route Sales Representative to Operations Manager. Employees at The Schwan Food Company make $60K per year on average. Your experience level influences pay for The Schwan Food Company workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and where you live. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Marshall, Minnesota 


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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $46K annually. The largest fraction of The Schwan Food Company people (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $59K per year on average.


Operations Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $70K annually — though Area Operations Managers and Route Sales Representatives also do fairly well at about $63K and $42K, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($72K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; the company's headquarter city of Marshall, Minn. ($70K), Atlanta, Ga. ($66K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (around $60K) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays The Schwan Food Company the most — $72K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn about $63K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $55K annually. Regarding salaries and education, The Schwan Food Company pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $65K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $80K per year. A garden variety skill at The Schwan Food Company is Operations Management; just under a third of The Schwan Food Company's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Sales Management, Microsoft Office, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

The Schwan Food Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of respondents, and a majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes car allowences/expenses/mileage reimbursement.

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$40,134 - $70,031

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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