Average Salary for Tyson Foods, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Springdale, Ark., meats and meat products company Tyson Foods, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Production Supervisor to Associate Brand Manager. A salary of $52K annually is the median rate at Tyson Foods, Inc. Tyson Foods, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on where you live, though your role at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Springdale, Arkansas 72762


Meats and Meat Products

Tyson Foods Inc

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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. (about $75K), Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $64K), and San Diego, Calif. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. Berryville, Ark. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $42K. Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — around $95K annually on average.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Industrial Engineers, who bring in close to $93K per year, though Senior Technical Analysts are not far behind at $89K along with Maintenance Managers ($83K) and Associate Brand Managers (about $83K). On the lower end are Production & Operating Managers at around $49K on average.

Years of Experience

Average pay is approximately $70K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $54K per year on average. The largest fraction of Tyson Foods, Inc. people (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $73K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $81K per year for Comptia A+ Service Technicians; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Certified SQF Practitioner certification garners significant financial rewards of around $71K annually on average. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Tyson Foods, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $90K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Marketing Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $95K annually. A garden variety skill at Tyson Foods, Inc. is Project Management; close to one-seventh of Tyson Foods, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Leadership, Microsoft Excel, and Team Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

Most survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The vast majority of respondents receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for Tyson Foods, Inc.


31 %
69 %
$36,000 - $74,748
$40,911 - $91,655
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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