When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $56K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Chicago, Ill. ($42K), Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $40K), and Goldsboro, N.C. (about $34K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Unifirst Corporation employee makes $55K annually.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Unifirst Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $42K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $41K annually.
Manufacturing Production Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $52K per year; District Service Managers, Human Resources Generalists, and Outside Sales Representatives also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $49K, $48K, and around $42K, respectively. Near the bottom at Unifirst Corporation are Route Sales Representatives, pulling in an average of just $34K.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $48K annually. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $50K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Employee Relations in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $48K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Relations; just under a third deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Account Sales, Customer Service, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination.
Benefits and Perks
One-half of respondents — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Most workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.