Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $52K annually on average. Average pay is $66K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (47 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $66K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($119K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Rosemont, Ill. (approximately $72K), Phoenix, Ariz. (around $54K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($46K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Illinois, where salaries average out at $83K annually.
Earning $52K per year on average, Territory Sales Managers receive the most money.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $162K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $138K on average. The best paid folks at U.S. Food Services have a Bachelor's Degree, earning approximately $54K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Financial Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $110K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, around one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Customer Relationship Management, Leadership, and Operations Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only a fifth of employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Almost all respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. U.S. Food Services folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.