When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $71K annually) can be spotted in Tampa, Fla.; Ypsilanti, Mich. ($47K), Bradenton, Fla. (about $43K), and Oldsmar, Fla. ($39K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of North Carolina; salaries there average to approximately $59K per year.
Food Service General Managers earn the highest median pay at $58K annually, followed by Food Service Directors (about $50K) and Compliance Coordinators ($38K).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $43K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $43K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make around $51K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Train-the-Trainer Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($60K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified ServSafe Food Handler can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $55K on average. Regarding salaries and education, Trinity Services Group pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $52K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft Office; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $60K per year. Operations Management is regularly seen around here; just under a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Budget Management, Inventory Management, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all employees save for retirement through Trinity Services Group's 401(k) plan. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone.