Average Salary for Sanderson Farms, Inc. Employees

Sanderson Farms, Inc. is a meats and meat products firm headquartered in Laurel, Miss. that hires for Production Supervisor positions, Benefits Supervisor roles, and more. Employees at Sanderson Farms, Inc. make $44K per year on average. Though your experience level and what you do at the company do impact pay, your city is the primary influence on employee salary at Sanderson Farms, Inc. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Benefits Supervisor
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Registered Nurse (RN)
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
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About This Company

225 N 13TH AVE
Laurel, Mississippi 39441

Meats and Meat Products

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($70K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Laurel, Miss.; Waco, Texas (around $50K), Hazlehurst, Miss. (approximately $45K), and Palestine, Texas ($43K) are the next top-paying cities. Sanderson Farms, Inc. workers in North Carolina earn the most — about $56K per year on average.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $62K annually. The largest slice of the Sanderson Farms, Inc. workforce (53 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $47K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Microbiologists, who bring in close to approximately $62K annually, though Benefits Supervisors are not far behind at $48K along with Production Supervisors earning around $45K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $53K per year for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a First Aid Administrator certification garners significant financial rewards of $46K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Sanderson Farms, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — about $51K.


Employees who count Quality Assurance / Quality Control among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $53K per year. A common skill in Sanderson Farms, Inc.'s work force is Problem Solving; about a fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Leadership, People Management, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Sanderson Farms, Inc., most survey participants have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, gym membership, and employee stock ownership plan (esop).

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Key Stats for Sanderson Farms, Inc.


43 %
57 %
$44,357 - $56,800
$48,834 - $88,437

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$46,686 - $61,042
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