When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $118K annually) can be spotted in Pittsburgh; the company's headquarter city of Wilmington ($62K), Boston (around $59K), and Chicago ($42K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Unifirst Corporation pays its South Carolina employees the most; the pay rate there is $90K per year.
Earning approximately $85K on average, Area Sales Managers receive the most money, followed by Manufacturing Production Managers ($52K), Outside Sales Representatives (about $49K), and District Service Managers ($48K). Unifirst Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Route Sales Representatives (approximately $36K).
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $41K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns around $43K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $43K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; Unifirst Corporation awards approximately $51K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Sales Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $70K. One of the more prevalent skills at Unifirst Corporation is Customer Relations, with roughly one in five considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Unifirst Corporation rewards its employees with paid time off, and just over a half of workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Almost all employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.