Earning around $130K per year on average, Information Technology Directors receive the most money, followed by Human Resources Generalists ($65K), Production Supervisors (approximately $59K), and Logistics Coordinators ($50K). Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Staff Accountants (about $47K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K annually) can be spotted in Milwaukee, Wisc.; the company's headquarter city of Kansas City, Mo. ($88K), Mechanicsburg, Pa. (about $73K), and Springfield, Mo. (around $54K) are the next top-paying cities. East Syracuse, N.Y. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $44K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Wisconsin pays Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. the most — $88K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $56K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $50K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certifications earn around $130K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Safe Quality Food Certifications also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $109K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Organizational Leadership at Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $130K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Safety Compliance; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $85K per year. Data Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Leadership, and Lean Manufacturing.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 45 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. The vast majority of survey participants save for retirement through Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of workers and dental coverage for a large number of respondents. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.