Produce Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $17.75 per hour on average; Cake Decorators are next on the list, bringing in close to about $13.79, followed by Customer Service Representatives earning $11.37 and Cashiers making approximately $9.98. Produce Clerks are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $8.60.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $11.26 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Festival Foods folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $10.01 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $12.00 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Atkinson, Wisc.; Appleton, Wisc. (about $11.25), St. Paul, Minn. ($11.00), and Green Bay, Wisc. ($10.39) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $9.30) is Kenosha, Wisc. By state, Wisconsin offers the highest pay at $11.11 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $11.57 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at Festival Foods have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning about $13.84 per hour.
When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $14.89 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Festival Foods is Customer Service; a solid majority of employees use it for work. Customer Relations, Order Inventory, and Cash Handling round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a little more than half of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Slightly more than half of workers receive health insurance, and more than half of workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Festival Foods are life insurance, company store discount, stock options, flexible hours, and employee stock ownership plan (esop).