Food and Beverage Manufacturing Salary Survey

The Food and Beverage Manufacturing Salary Survey reports compensation data for 155 benchmark jobs related to the manufacturing of food and beverage products. The survey includes meat product manufacturing; dairy production; fruit and vegetable preserving; grain, flour, and oilseed milling; bakeries; beverage product manufacturing; and specialized food manufacturing and support services, including seafood preparation, coffee roasters, and snack food manufacturing.

The Food and Beverage Manufacturing Salary Survey documents market-based pay data for 15 executive and 140 non-management salary benchmark jobs from up to three databases: digitized public sources, ERI Assessor Series data, and direct participants. The following information is reported for each job title (salary data are shown in means, medians, and percentile cuts):

  • Annual Salary
  • Incentive/Variable Pay
  • Total Direct Annual Compensation
  • Job Description
  • Graph with a Trend Line and Data Points
  • Selected Characteristics of the Occupation (SCO)

Survey information is solicited through traditional mail, email, and online questionnaires. Each data submission is thoroughly screened by our team of experienced researchers prior to inclusion in a survey. No attempt is made to alter incumbent data as reported other than to normalize collected compensation amounts to a common date. Data collection begins October and ends March. Survey results are published annually in July, with an effective data date of March 31 of the given survey year.

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Area Sales Manager
  • Baker
  • Baker Helper
  • Bakery Goods Sales Representative
  • Bakery Manager
  • Beer Sales Representative
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinery Mechanic
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Worker General
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Manufacturing Worker
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Area Sales Manager
  • Baker
  • Baker Helper
  • Bakery Goods Sales Representative
  • Bakery Manager
  • Beer Sales Representative
  • Beverage Sales Representative
  • Brewing Manager
  • Building & Facilities Manager
  • Butcher
  • Buttermaker
  • Buyer/Purchasing Agent
  • Calibration Technician
  • Cheese Casting Machine Operator
  • Cheesemaker
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chemical Laboratory Technician
  • Chemist
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Chief Manufacturing Officer
  • Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
  • Chief Materials Management Executive
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Coffee Sales Representative
  • Compression Molding Operator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Controller, Top Corporate
  • Cost Estimator
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Service Representative (General Calls)
  • Dairy Processing Operator
  • Director Product Development
  • Distribution Manager
  • Drafter (Moderate)
  • Drafting Supervisor
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electronics Technician
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Technician
  • Executive Vice President
  • Expediter
  • Extractor Operator
  • Facilities Planner
  • Food Chemist
  • Food Technologist
  • Food Tester
  • Forklift Operator
  • Grader Meat
  • Hand Packager
  • Hard Liquor Sales Representative
  • HRIS Top Executive
  • Human Resources Analyst
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • HVAC Mechanic
  • Implementation Manager
  • Implementation Specialist
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Integrated Disability Manager
  • Internal Audit Director
  • Janitor
  • Janitorial Supervisor
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Laboratory Aide
  • Laboratory Analyst
  • Laboratory Assistant Culture Media
  • Laboratory Assistant Liaison Inspection
  • Laboratory Clerk
  • Light Truck Driver
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinery Mechanic
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Worker General
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Manufacturing Worker
  • Marketing Representative
  • Materials Handler
  • Materials Manager
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Methods & Procedures Analyst
  • Microbiologist
  • Microbiology Technologist
  • Numerical Control Machine Operator
  • Numerical Control Machine Setup Operator
  • Occupational Nurse
  • Order Clerk
  • Overhead Crane Operator
  • Package Designer
  • Packaging Engineer
  • Packaging Manager
  • Packaging Supervisor
  • Packaging/Filling Operator
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Personnel Administrative Assistant
  • Pet Food Sales Representative
  • Plant Engineer
  • Plant Manager (Experience)
  • Plumber
  • Preventive Maintenance Coordinator
  • Procurement Clerk
  • Product or Brand Sales Manager
  • Production Foreman
  • Production Planner
  • Production Planning & Control Manager
  • Production Team Leader
  • Programmer Numerical Control
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Quality Control Test Technician
  • Receptionist
  • Refrigeration Engineer
  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Research & Development Manager (Non-Technical)
  • Safety Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Seafood Sales Representative
  • Senior Human Resources Generalist
  • Shipping & Receiving Clerk
  • Shipping & Receiving Supervisor
  • Shipping Packer
  • Slaughter Laborer
  • Soft Drink Sales Representative
  • Strategic Planning Director
  • Strategic Planning Manager
  • Strategic Planning Supervisor
  • Systems Analyst
  • Time Clerk
  • Top Administrative Officer
  • Top Engineering Officer
  • Traffic Director
  • Transportation Manager
  • User Support Analyst
  • Vendor Quality Supervisor
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Weigher
  • Wine Sales Representative
  • Workers' Compensation Administrator
  • ALKALINE WATER CO INC
  • ALKAME HOLDINGS INC
  • AMERICAN BREWING COMPANY INC
  • AMERICAN SUGAR REFINING/DOMINO FOODS
  • AMPLIFY SNACK BRANDS INC
  • ANNIE'S INC
  • ANONYMOUS7
  • ARCHER-DANIELS MIDLAND CO
  • ARISTOCRAT GROUP CORP
  • ATTITUDE DRINKS INC
  • KELLOGG CO
  • KEURIG GREEN MOUNTAIN INC
  • KRAFT FOODS GROUP INC
  • KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUTS INC
  • LANCASTER COLONY CORP
  • LANDEC CORP
  • LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORP
  • LIFEWAY FOODS INC
  • MAMAMANCINI`S HOLDINGS INC
  • MCCORMICK & CO INC
  • ALKALINE WATER CO INC
  • ALKAME HOLDINGS INC
  • AMERICAN BREWING COMPANY INC
  • AMERICAN SUGAR REFINING/DOMINO FOODS
  • AMPLIFY SNACK BRANDS INC
  • ANNIE'S INC
  • ANONYMOUS7
  • ARCHER-DANIELS MIDLAND CO
  • ARISTOCRAT GROUP CORP
  • ATTITUDE DRINKS INC
  • B&G FOODS INC
  • BAB INC
  • BARFRESH FOOD GROUP INC
  • BLUE BUFFALO PET PRODUCTS INC
  • BOSTON BEER CO INC
  • BOULDER BRANDS INC
  • BREWSTER CHEESE FKA BRESTER DAIRY
  • BRIDGFORD FOODS CORP
  • BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO
  • BROWN-FORMAN CORP
  • BUNGE LTD
  • CAL-MAINE FOODS INC
  • CAMPBELL SOUP CO
  • CASTLE BRANDS INC
  • CELSIUS HOLDINGS INC
  • CENTRAL GARDEN & PET CO
  • COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO CONSOLIDATED
  • COCA-COLA CO
  • COCA-COLA ENTERPRISES INC
  • COFFEE HOLDING CO INC
  • COMMUNITY COFFEE COMPANY, LLC
  • CONAGRA FOODS INC
  • CONSTELLATION BRANDS INC
  • CRAFT BREW ALLIANCE INC
  • CRIMSON WINE GROUP LTD
  • CRYSTAL ROCK HOLDINGS INC
  • DANNON COMPANY
  • DARLING INGREDIENTS INC
  • DEAN FOODS CO
  • DIAMOND FOODS INC
  • DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP INC
  • EASTSIDE DISTILLING INC
  • ELDORADO ARTESIAN SPRINGS INC
  • FARMER BROS CO
  • FITLIFE BRANDS INC
  • FLOWERS FOODS INC
  • FOREVERGREEN WORLDWIDE CORP
  • FRESHPET INC
  • G & J PEPSI-COLA BOTTLERS INC.
  • GENERAL MILLS INC
  • GLANBIA PERFORMANCE NUTRITION
  • GOLDEN ENTERPRISES INC
  • H.E. BUTT GROCERY COMPANY
  • HISPANICA INTERNATIONAL DELIGHTS OF AMERICA INC
  • HORMEL FOODS CORP
  • IMMUDYNE INC
  • INGLES MARKETS INC
  • INGREDION INC
  • INVENTURE FOODS INC
  • J&J SNACK FOODS CORP
  • JAMMIN JAVA CORP
  • JM SMUCKER CO
  • JOHN B SANFILIPPO & SON INC
  • JONES SODA CO
  • KAR'S NUTS
  • KELLOGG CO
  • KEURIG GREEN MOUNTAIN INC
  • KRAFT FOODS GROUP INC
  • KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUTS INC
  • LANCASTER COLONY CORP
  • LANDEC CORP
  • LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORP
  • LIFEWAY FOODS INC
  • MAMAMANCINI`S HOLDINGS INC
  • MCCORMICK & CO INC
  • MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION CO
  • MEDIFAST INC
  • MENDOCINO BREWING CO INC
  • MGP INGREDIENTS INC
  • MIX 1 LIFE INC
  • MOJO ORGANICS INC
  • MOLSON COORS BREWING CO
  • MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL INC
  • MONSTER BEVERAGE CORP
  • MONTALVO SPIRITS INC
  • NATIONAL BEVERAGE CORP
  • NUTRACEUTICAL INTERNATIONAL CORP
  • NUZEE INC
  • OMEGA PROTEIN CORP
  • OURPET'S CO
  • PARADISE INC
  • PENFORD CORP
  • PEPSICO INC
  • PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP
  • PINNACLE FOODS INC
  • POST HOLDINGS INC
  • PROCTER & GAMBLE CO
  • PULSE BEVERAGE CORP
  • QUEST SOLUTION INC
  • REEDS INC
  • RELIV' INTERNATIONAL INC
  • RICEBRAN TECHNOLOGIES
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHOCOLATE FACTORY INC
  • SANDERSON FARMS INC
  • SAZERAC CO.
  • SEALAND NATURAL RESOURCES INC
  • SENECA FOODS CORP
  • SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP
  • SNYDERS-LANCE INC
  • SOUPMAN INC
  • STRAUS FAMILY CREAMERY
  • SYNUTRA INTERNATIONAL INC
  • SYSCO CORP
  • TALKINGRAIN BEVERAGE COMPANY
  • TELIGENT INC
  • THE HAIN CELESTIAL GROUP INC
  • THE HERSHEY CO
  • THE KRAFT HEINZ CO
  • THE MASCHHOFFS
  • THE WHITEWAVE FOODS CO
  • TOFUTTI BRANDS INC
  • TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES INC
  • TREEHOUSE FOODS INC
  • TRUE DRINKS HOLDINGS INC
  • TRUETT-HURST INC
  • TYSON FOODS INC
  • UNITED STATES DISTILLED PRODUCTS
  • WAYNE FARMS INC
  • WILLAMETTE VALLEY VINEYARDS
  • Z-TRIM HOLDINGS INC

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