Years of Experience
Average pay is $11.49 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the The Fresh Market, Inc. workforce (53 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $10.68 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.13 per hour) can be spotted in Little Rock, Ark.; the company's headquarter city of Greensboro, N.C. (about $13.00), Mandeville, La. ($12.75), and Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $12.50) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Newport News, Va. — at $9.20, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in North Carolina, where the average The Fresh Market, Inc. employee makes around $12.88 per hour.
Meat Cutters rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $14.17 per hour; Restaurant Assistant Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $13.50, while Bakers and Assistant Produce Managers rank near the top as well (approximately $12.14 and $11.51, respectively). Cashiers make an average $9.42, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $11.19 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with an Associate of Arts (AA) at The Fresh Market, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $12.10 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Order Inventory; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $12.01 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Customer Relations round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Two in five workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of respondents and dental coverage for a little more than half of workers. Perks also include 401(a), company store discount, life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and employee stock purchase plan (espp).