When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $19.72 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boone, Iowa; Ames, Iowa (approximately $15.72), Dubuque, Iowa (around $15.29), and Cedar Rapids, Iowa ($13.87) are the next top-paying cities. Ankeny, Iowa is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $10.75. Within the firm, employees working in Nebraska take home the most — $15.63 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $13.50 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $9.27 per hour on average.
Meat Cutters represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $15.25 per hour — though Butchers, Meat Clerks, and Grocery Clerks also do fairly well at about $13.00, $10.68, and around $10.50, respectively. Cashiers make an average $9.30, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
At Fareway Stores, Inc., employees who hold an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) receive the highest pay at $12.13.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Order Inventory; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $13.25 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, a majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Retail, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
One in five workers receive paid vacation, and only two in five employees get sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Fareway Stores, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the larger part of employees participate. Fareway Stores, Inc. provides health insurance to close to one-half of workers, and more than a third of workers do receive dental coverage.