2022 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey

The IFDA 2022 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey report provides a detailed analysis of key compensation- and benefits-related statistics for 35+ executive, salaried, and sales positions. The results are based on confidential surveys from 959 distribution companies, including 49 foodservice distribution firms, representing over 10,000 locations. The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) was one of 22 distribution-related associations that sponsored the survey.

Key Highlights: Data is based on 2021 calendar year statistics.

  • Positions included in the survey include 35+ executive, management and sales positions.
  • Data is broken down by all participating firms and foodservice distributors (IFDA Firms), by annual sales (less than $10M, $10M to $50M, $51M to $100M, and over $100M), and by region (Northeast, South, Midwest, West, and Canada).
  • Details on benefits like health care, 401K, and PTO.
  • Details on compensation structure and benefits of inside and outside salespeople.
  • Foodservice distribution firms offer higher average total compensation (base salary + bonuses) for most executive-level positions than overall distribution firms.
  • Foodservice distribution firms are on par with overall distribution firms in offering medical insurance employees.

Price: Free to participating companies. An aggregate PDF report is available to non-participating IFDA Members for $799, and to IFDA Non-Members for $1,799.