Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $43K per year. The largest fraction of BJ's Wholesale Club people (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $55K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $72K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Westborough, Mass. ($57K), Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $39K), and Toms River, N.J. ($38K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, BJ's Wholesale Club employees make the most in Massachusetts, earning approximately $60K annually on average.
Store Planners are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $68K per year; Meat Managers, Human Resources Managers, and Brand Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $62K, $60K, and about $56K, respectively. Near the bottom at BJ's Wholesale Club are Deli Managers, pulling in an average of just $38K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $61K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); BJ's Wholesale Club awards about $96K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $75K per year. A common skill in BJ's Wholesale Club's work force is Project Management; slightly more than a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Marketing Communications, and Payroll Administration.
Benefits and Perks
Only a third of employees receive paid vacation and sick leave. To plan for old age, almost all employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for a solid majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. BJ's Wholesale Club folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.