Nearing the top of the pay scale are WebSphere Administrators, Human Resources Generalists, Manufacturing Production Managers, and Outside Sales Representatives; while the first receives the highest median pay at $94K annually, the other salaries come in at $56K, approximately $52K, and $46K, respectively. On the lower end are Sales Consultants at about $34K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $59K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Wilmington, Mass.; Boston, Mass. ($57K), Chicago, Ill. (around $42K), and Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $40K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $34K) is Goldsboro, N.C. The highest pay by state can be found in South Carolina, where salaries average out at $92K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $46K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Unifirst Corporation employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $42K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Human Resources Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $56K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $48K annually. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Unifirst Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $92K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Recruiting; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $57K annually. Customer Relations is a popular skill among Unifirst Corporation workers, with nearly one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Account Sales, Customer Service, and Employee Relations.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (one-half of employees) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Most survey participants save for retirement through Unifirst Corporation's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of respondents. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.