Average Hourly Rate for BJ's Wholesale Club Employees

Natick, Mass.-based BJ's Wholesale Club hires for positions ranging from Cashier to Meat Cutter in the retail industry. The average pay for BJ's Wholesale Club employees is $10.28 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $15.07. Though how long you've been working and where you live are influential salary factors for those at BJ's Wholesale Club, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

BJ's Wholesale Club typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: BJ's Wholesale Club
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Cashier (9)
$7.56 - $11.06  
[-]Cashier (9)
Hourly Rate$7.56 - $11.06  
[+]Meat Cutter (3)
$10.88 - $23.51  
[+]Meat Cutter (3)
Hourly Rate$10.88 - $23.51  
[+]Deli Clerk (2)
$9.12 - $15.99  
[+]Deli Clerk (2)
Hourly Rate$9.12 - $15.99  
[+]Baker (2)
$8.14 - $15.14  
[+]Baker (2)
Hourly Rate$8.14 - $15.14  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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About This Company

Natick, Massachusetts 01760


Retail, Variety Stores

Bj's Wholesale

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Typically, Meat Cutters are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $18.25; Gas Station Attendants, Deli Clerks, and Bakers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $10.80, $10.56, and approximately $10.48, respectively. Near the bottom at BJ's Wholesale Club are Cashiers, pulling in just $8.42.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $10.20. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (53 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $9.38 per hour.


Within the firm, employees working in Pennsylvania take home the most — $12.50 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($10.69) than those without credentials. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $10.15 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; BJ's Wholesale Club awards approximately $13.00 to these degree-holders.


In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Office in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $14.74. A relatively widespread skill at BJ's Wholesale Club is Customer Service; approximately half of employees use it for work. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Cash Handling, Sales, and Order Inventory.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 38 percent. The greater part of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of workers also include dental insurance. Some other perks are life insurance, 401(a), and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for BJ's Wholesale Club


46 %
54 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $12
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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