Talent & Wage Surveys

All current members receive a free copy of the results. Non-members can purchase a copy for $500.

Email Gina at gbalke@fabwisconsin.com to get yours!

It’s a challenging time for employers.

Whether it’s the lingering effects of the pandemic, inflation, increased turnover, a highly competitive talent market coupled with a smaller pool of skilled and unskilled workers, or supply chain disruptions and material shortages, 2022 had its challenges. To better understand the recruitment and retention efforts of the food and beverage industry and compensation of high-demand positions of Wisconsin’s food and beverage manufacturers, FaB Wisconsin has again partnered with MRA – The Management Association in conducting a state-wide industry talent survey. 

While the talent struggle is real for the food and beverage industry of Wisconsin, employers are changing how they find, hire, retain and compensate talent, presenting new ideas to address the war on talent head-on.

The results of this survey include:

  • Data from 37 Wisconsin-based food and beverage organizations
  • Fresh insights and more robust intel on recruitment and retention tactics food and beverage employers are actively using
  • Wage/salary data for 30 jobs common to the food and beverage industry representing over 2,200 employees

Modified Policies, Perks & Practices

Details of what companies are doing to recruit and retain in order to remain competitive in today’s job seekers’ market, encompassing:

Wage Data for In-Demand Positions

Comprehensive total wage data for the top 30 positions with details on base pay,  bonuses, and projected pay increases, including:

  • Buyer/Purchasing Agent
  • Food Production Worker
  • Warehouse Worker
  • FSQ Technician
  • Production Manager
  • Production Planner/Scheduler

Additional Opportunities

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