Average Hourly Rate for Perdue Farms, Inc. Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $19.44), people who work for Perdue Farms, Inc. earn a median wage of $13.44 per hour. Perdue Farms, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though what you do at the company and geography are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Perdue Farms, Inc. Hourly Rate


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Maintenance Planner
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Maintenance Mechanic
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Forklift Operator
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Administrative Assistant
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Production Worker
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Production Operator
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  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
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Perdue Farms

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $13.66 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Perdue Farms, Inc. employees (49 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $13.12 per hour on average.


Maintenance Planners represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $19.00 per hour — though Maintenance Mechanics, Administrative Assistants, and Quality Assurance Technicians also do fairly well at $18.35, around $14.23, and approximately $12.02, respectively. With salaries averaging $10.40, Production Team leaders are among the lowest paid at Perdue Farms, Inc.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $19.00 per hour) can be spotted in Gainesville, Ga.; the company's headquarter city of Salisbury, Md. ($17.92), Washington, Ind. (about $17.44), and Macon, Ga. ($17.07) are the next top-paying cities. Lewiston Woodville, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $10.58. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to approximately $19.63 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Technicians earn $22.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Regarding pay and education, Perdue Farms, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $18.78.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Equipment Maintenance; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $18.65 per hour. A garden variety skill at Perdue Farms, Inc. is Machine Operation; about one in seven of Perdue Farms, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Maintenance, and Electronic Troubleshooting round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Over one-half of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are life insurance and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Perdue Farms, Inc.


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57 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Hourly Rate
$10 - $19

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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