The highest paychecks go to Pricing Coordinators, who earn an average around $15.14 per hour, closely trailed by Customer Service Representatives ($10.92), Deli Clerks (about $10.08), and Cashiers ($9.11). Festival Foods hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Produce Clerks ($8.31 on average).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $11.30 per hour. The largest slice of the Festival Foods workforce (59 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $9.80 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($11.00 per hour) can be spotted in St. Paul, Minn.; Appleton, Wisc. ($10.74), Kenosha, Wisc. (about $10.63), and La Crosse, Wisc. (approximately $10.19) are the next top-paying cities. Sheboygan, Wisc. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $7.97. By state, Wisconsin offers the highest pay at $11.02 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $13.25 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Festival Foods provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in around $13.84 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $14.61 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Festival Foods workers, with the greater part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
More than a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Slightly more than half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for close to one-half also include dental insurance. Festival Foods folks also make good use of life insurance and company store discount.