Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $66K per year on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $51K annually on average. The largest fraction of U.S. Food Services people (45 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $66K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $95K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Rosemont, Ill. ($72K), Phoenix, Ariz. ($54K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($46K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, U.S. Food Services pays its Illinois employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $77K per year.
Territory Sales Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $52K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make about $162K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials; these people earn $138K annually on average. U.S. Food Services provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $54K per year.
Employees who count Financial Analysis among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $110K annually. Operations Management is regularly seen around here; approximately one-seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Leadership, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in five workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, U.S. Food Services provides an optional 401(k) plan, and almost all survey participants participate. Almost all workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.