When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $24.50 per hour) can be spotted in Westborough, Mass.; East Rutherford, N.J. (around $15.63), Woodbridge, Va. (approximately $15.03), and New York, N.Y. ($13.26) are the next top-paying cities. Miami, Fla. ranks low on the pay scale — at $9.81, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in New Jersey take home the most — $12.75 per hour on average.
Meat Cutters earn the highest median pay at $17.00 per hour, followed by Overnight Stockers ($11.38), Tire Technicians (about $11.14), and Deli Clerks (around $10.24). On the lower end are Cashiers at $9.32 on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $12.43 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of BJ's Wholesale Club folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $10.44 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $13.00 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. BJ's Wholesale Club workers who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) are also well compensated, earning approximately $14.74 on average.
In this position, it pays to have Training in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $16.39 per hour. A garden variety skill at BJ's Wholesale Club is Customer Service; more than half of BJ's Wholesale Club's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (18 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The larger part of employees report having health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants report having dental coverage. BJ's Wholesale Club employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.