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  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 494
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Environmental Managers earn the highest median pay at $88K per year, followed by Safety Managers (approximately $85K), Senior Financial Analysts ($73K), and Maintenance Supervisors (about $60K). On the lower end are Production Supervisors at $52K on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $91K annually) can be spotted in Bentonville, Ark.; Chicago, Ill. ($84K), Sioux City, Iowa (about $84K), and Fayetteville, Ark. (approximately $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Pine Bluff, Ark. — at around $60K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Tyson Foods, Inc. workers in Illinois earn the most — $83K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $65K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $54K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Tyson Foods, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $73K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders earn approximately $75K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning an OSHA 10 Hour Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of $72K annually on average. Tyson Foods, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management are also well compensated, earning $103K on average.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $83K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; slightly less than a fifth consider it a key competency. People Management, Leadership, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Tyson Foods, Inc. gives paid vacation to 22 percent and paid sick leave to one in ten survey participants. Most respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Tyson Foods, Inc.


33 %
67 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $18
Hourly Rate
$11 - $20

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 301 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

About This Company

Springdale, Arkansas 72762


Meats and Meat Products

Tyson Foods Inc

Tyson Foods, Inc. pays its employees an average of $15.39 an hour. Hourly pay at Tyson Foods, Inc. ranges from an average of $10.97 to $22.81 an hour. Tyson Foods, Inc. employees with the job title Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) make the most with an average hourly rate of $47.41, while employees with the title Cutter / Trimmer, Hand make the least with an average hourly rate of $9.55.

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