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Average Salary for BJ's Wholesale Club Employees

Operating out of Natick, Mass., retail company BJ's Wholesale Club employs talent in positions ranging from Personnel Manager to Meat Manager. The median salary at BJ's Wholesale Club is $38K annually. Though your city and your job title are influential salary factors for those at BJ's Wholesale Club, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

BJ's Wholesale Club typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: BJ's Wholesale Club
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Cashier (11)
$15,286 - $22,973  
[-]Cashier (11)
Total Pay$15,286 - $22,973  
[+]Personnel Manager (5)
$28,045 - $68,236  
[+]Personnel Manager (5)
Salary$29,273 - $69,385  
Bonus$218.07 - $5,528  
Total Pay$28,045 - $68,236  
[+]Meat Cutter (4)
$22,903 - $55,958  
[+]Meat Cutter (4)
Total Pay$22,903 - $55,958  
[+]Brand Manager (3)
$45,743 - $88,911  
[+]Brand Manager (3)
Salary$45,486 - $88,981  
Bonus$959 - $7,252  
Total Pay$45,743 - $88,911  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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About This Company

Natick, Massachusetts 01760


Retail, Variety Stores

Bj's Wholesale

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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.

Key Stats for BJ's Wholesale Club


51 %
49 %
$32,289 - $57,138
$41,000 - $81,000
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 21 votes.
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