Average Salary for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. Employees

Headquartered in South Deerfield, Mass., The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the manufacturing, from Retail Store Manager to Retail Manager. The median salary at The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. is $39K annually. Geography influences pay for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. workers the most, followed by your role at the company and how long you've been working. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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South Deerfield, Massachusetts 01373


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $92K per year) can be spotted in Springfield, Mass.; the company's headquarter city of South Deerfield, Mass. ($57K), Whately, Mass. ($55K), and Deerfield, Mass. ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. Traverse City, Mich. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $39K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $58K annually) in Massachusetts.


Visual Merchandisers earn the highest median pay at $44K per year, followed by Retail Managers (about $40K) and Retail Store Managers ($38K).

Years of Experience

Average pay is around $49K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $51K per year on average. The largest slice of the The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. workforce (32 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, approximately $52K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

At The Yankee Candle Co., Inc., employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest salaries at $77K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $43K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; over a third consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Merchandising, People Management, and Leadership.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 42 percent receiving paid vacation and close to one-sixth of workers receiving sick leave. A majority of workers save for retirement through The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.'s 401(k) plan. The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. provides health insurance to a majority of respondents, and the larger part of employees do receive dental coverage. Perks also include a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.


89 %
11 %
$35,159 - $68,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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