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Average Hourly Rate for BJ's Wholesale Club Employees

Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club offers a range of employment opportunities in the retail industry, from Cashier to Meat Cutter. Salaries for BJ's Wholesale Club workers come to approximately $10.22 per hour, not including the $15.07 for overtime. Though your experience level and geography are influential salary factors for those at BJ's Wholesale Club, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

BJ's Wholesale Club typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: BJ's Wholesale Club
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Cashier (9)
$7.56 - $11.08  
[-]Cashier (9)
Hourly Rate$7.56 - $11.08  
[+]Meat Cutter (3)
$10.28 - $23.95  
[+]Meat Cutter (3)
Hourly Rate$10.28 - $23.95  
[+]Gas Station Attendant (2)
$8.81 - $13.29  
[+]Gas Station Attendant (2)
Hourly Rate$8.81 - $13.29  
[+]Stocker (2)
$7.10 - $11.73  
[+]Stocker (2)
Hourly Rate$7.10 - $11.73  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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BJ's Wholesale Club Details

Natick, Massachusetts 01760


Retail, Variety Stores

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The highest paychecks go to Meat Cutters, who earn $18.25, closely trailed by Gas Station Attendants (around $10.80), Deli Clerks ($10.56), and Bakers ($10.48). Stockers are among the lowest paid at about $8.35.

Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make approximately $10.20. By and large, the biggest segment of BJ's Wholesale Club's workforce (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home around $9.31 per hour.


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

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $10.69 for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $10.15 per hour. At BJ's Wholesale Club, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at about $13.00.


When it comes to skills, Microsoft Office seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $14.74. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, nearly one-half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Sales, and Order Inventory.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, BJ's Wholesale Club has room for improvement — only 38 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. A solid majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that BJ's Wholesale Club sponsors. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair portion of workers, and for more than half of workers, dental coverage is too. BJ's Wholesale Club employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, 401(a), and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

45 %
55 %
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
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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