Average Salary for United Natural Foods, Inc. Employees

St. Paul, Minn.-based United Natural Foods, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Merchandising Supervisor to Transportation Manager in the wholesale foods distributor. A salary of $49K annually is the median rate at United Natural Foods, Inc. Though how long you've been working and your job title are influential salary factors for those at United Natural Foods, Inc., geography turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

PO BOX 999
St. Paul, Minnesota 06241

Wholesale Foods Distributor


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Across United Natural Foods, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Rhode Island earn the most, taking home $80K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $55K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $59K per year. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $79K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Transportation Managers — their earnings average around $71K per year. Merchandising Supervisors are a close second at about $58K along with Inventory Control Supervisors ($52K) and Buyers (around $48K).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $65K annually for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. United Natural Foods, Inc. compensates B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA)-holders the most at $97K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $93K annually. Folks here also tend to know People Management; on the survey, roughly one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Operations Management, Forecasting, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for a large number of respondents. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and life insurance.

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Key Stats for United Natural Foods, Inc.


29 %
71 %
$47,770 - $75,708
$45,021 - $84,510

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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