When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($75K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Sterling, Va. ($70K), Seattle, Wash. (about $63K), and Honolulu, Hawaii (around $60K) are the next top-paying cities. Burlingame, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $43K. Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — approximately $70K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $56K annually on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $46K per year. The largest slice of the Flying Food Group workforce (39 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $73K annually.
Earning about $80K per year on average, Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Executive Chefs (around $75K annually).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $78K per year for Certified Food Protection Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Culinary Arts Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $65K annually. Flying Food Group workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $61K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $84K per year. A garden variety skill at Flying Food Group is Operations Management; more than a third of Flying Food Group's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, People Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (a sixth of respondents) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A strong majority of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Flying Food Group provides health insurance to a strong majority of workers, and the larger part of workers do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, free drinks, and 401(a).