Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $61K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $70K annually on average. The largest fraction of U.S. Food Services people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $68K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Plymouth, Minn. ($72K), Indianapolis, Ind. (around $70K), and Tampa, Fla. ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($57K) in Roanoke, Va., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of North Carolina, where they average to $76K per year.
Territory Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $77K annually on average; Buyers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $70K, followed by Accounting Supervisors earning about $69K and Delivery Drivers making approximately $68K. U.S. Food Services hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Analysts ($62K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $105K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $67K annually for accredited Class A Commercial Driver License Holders. The best paid folks at U.S. Food Services have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning around $82K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Account Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $72K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at U.S. Food Services is Operations Management, with roughly a sixth considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, U.S. Food Services gives paid vacation to 30 percent and paid sick leave to 22 percent. A majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of employees and dental coverage for a large number of workers. Some other advantages of working at U.S. Food Services are life insurance, a company cell phone, 401(a), and a stock purchase plan.