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 $48K per year is the median rate at United Natural Foods, Inc. Where you live primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your role at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at United Natural Foods, Inc. 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 approximately $80K annually.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at United Natural Foods, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $54K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $55K annually. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $79K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Transportation Managers, who earn an average around $71K annually, closely trailed by Merchandising Supervisors ($58K), Inventory Control Supervisors (approximately $52K), and Buyers ($48K).

Certifications and Degrees

Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $65K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. United Natural Foods, Inc. workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning $97K on average.


When it comes to skills, Budget Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $83K annually. A garden variety skill at United Natural Foods, Inc. is People Management; one in five of United Natural Foods, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Operations Management, Sales Management, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, United Natural Foods, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a strong majority of respondents participate. Health insurance is part of the package for most respondents, and for most workers, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at United Natural Foods, Inc. are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for United Natural Foods, Inc.


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67 %
$47,770 - $75,708
$44,601 - $82,821

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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