The highest paychecks go to Environmental Managers, who earn an average $112K annually, closely trailed by National Account Managers ($110K), Senior Technical Analysts (around $89K), and Maintenance Managers (approximately $83K). Financial compensation for Production & Operating Managers is rather low — on average only $49K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $94K per year) can be spotted in Kennewick, Wash.; the company's headquarter city of Springdale, Ark. ($76K), Atlanta, Ga. ($64K), and San Diego, Calif. (approximately $64K) are the next top-paying cities. Berryville, Ark. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $42K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Texas, where the average Tyson Foods, Inc. employee makes around $95K annually.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Tyson Foods, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $68K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $49K annually on average. The largest slice of the Tyson Foods, Inc. workforce (38 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $74K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Hazardous Materials Managers receive bigger paychecks ($105K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a First Aid Administrator can certainly pay off here; those folks make $58K on average. Tyson Foods, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) — these employees rake in around $115K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $82K annually. Leadership also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Team Leadership, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Most employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Tyson Foods, Inc. provides health insurance to almost all respondents, and most workers do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.