Years of Experience
Average pay is $15.40 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Perdue Farms, Inc. people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $13.84 per hour on average.
Maintenance Planners rake in the most money, with average earnings of $18.31 per hour; Maintenance Mechanics come in second with average earnings amounting to around $18.00, while Ammonia Refrigeration Technicians and Production Operators rank near the top as well ($17.92 and approximately $13.55, respectively). With salaries averaging around $11.50, Production Workers are among the lowest paid at Perdue Farms, Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.26 per hour) can be spotted in Washington, Ind.; Milford, Del. (approximately $16.00), the company's headquarter city of Salisbury, Md. ($15.75), and Accomac, Va. (about $14.53) are the next top-paying cities. Lewiston Woodville, N.C. is near the bottom for pay at $10.76. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where pay average out at $18.98 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $21.00 per hour for General Journeyman Electricians, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); Perdue Farms, Inc. awards around $19.63 to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Equipment Maintenance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $18.07 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Perdue Farms, Inc. is Electronic Troubleshooting; close to a seventh of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Machine Operation, Maintenance, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants save for retirement through Perdue Farms, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. A strong majority of employees receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.