WebSphere Administrators represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $94K annually — though Human Resources Generalists, District Service Managers, and Staff Accountants also do fairly well at $57K, $55K, and $51K, respectively. With salaries averaging around $38K, Outside Sales Representatives are among the lowest paid at Unifirst Corporation.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Unifirst Corporation for between five and 10 years earn approximately $50K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $46K annually on average.
Residents of Los Angeles, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $73K per year; other top-paying cities include Boston, Mass. (about $57K) and the company's headquarter city of Wilmington, Mass. (around $55K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Unifirst Corporation employee makes approximately $56K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Human Resources Professionals, who make $57K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Specialist is rewarded with median pay of $49K annually. Unifirst Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in about $94K per year.
When it comes to skills, Microsoft Excel seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $49K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Unifirst Corporation is Customer Service, with just over one in five considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Field Sales, Account Sales, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 45 percent. A fair number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and company car / automobile.