Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $68K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $52K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of U.S. Food Services employees (48 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $62K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Rosemont, Ill. (approximately $72K), Phoenix, Ariz. (around $54K), and Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $46K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $77K per year) in Illinois.
Earning about $52K annually on average, Territory Sales Managers receive the most money.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach $138K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Class A Commercial Driver License Holders with credentials; these people earn around $54K annually on average. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at U.S. Food Services come out on top, and their salaries approach $54K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $110K annually. A garden variety skill at U.S. Food Services is Leadership; about a sixth of U.S. Food Services' people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Customer Relationship Management, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
23 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. The vast majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of survey participants. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.