When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K per year) can be spotted in Kennewick, Wash.; the company's headquarter city of Springdale, Ark. (approximately $79K), Pine Bluff, Ark. (about $65K), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $64K) are the next top-paying cities. At $42K, Berryville, Ark. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — $95K annually on average.
Senior Industrial Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $93K per year; Associate Brand Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $89K, while Senior Technical Analysts and Maintenance Managers rank near the top as well ($89K and $83K, respectively). Production & Operating Managers at Tyson Foods, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $49K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $69K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $52K per year. Overall, the greater share of Tyson Foods, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $74K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
First Aid Administrators are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $58K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist is rewarded with median pay of $53K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Tyson Foods, Inc. awards about $90K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $88K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Leadership; roughly one in eight consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Team Leadership, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control as well.
Benefits and Perks
Most respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Nearly all survey participants can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.