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

South Deerfield, Mass.-based The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. hires for positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Associate Brand Manager in the manufacturing. An average The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employee can expect to make $38K annually. The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on geography, though your job title and how long you've been working are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.
Average Salary 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.
[-]Retail Store Assistant Manager (9)
$18,230 - $40,393  
[-]Retail Store Assistant Manager (9)
Bonus$117.24 - $6,804  
Total Pay$18,230 - $40,393  
[+]Retail Store Manager (9)
$25,098 - $61,356  
[+]Retail Store Manager (9)
Salary$27,376 - $63,559  
Bonus$592 - $11,127  
Total Pay$25,098 - $61,356  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (3)
$19,372 - $45,290  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (3)
Bonus$114.50 - $5,755  
Total Pay$19,372 - $45,290  
[+]District Manager, Retail (2)
$31,175 - $82,225  
[+]District Manager, Retail (2)
Total Pay$31,175 - $82,225  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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South Deerfield, Massachusetts 01373


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K per year) can be spotted in Springfield, Mass.; Northampton, Mass. (approximately $68K), the company's headquarter city of South Deerfield, Mass. (about $65K), and Whately, Mass. (around $56K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Colorado Springs, Colo.; in fact, at $40K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Massachusetts take home the most — $63K annually on average.


Associate Brand Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $74K per year — though Associate Project Managers and Retail Store Managers also do fairly well at $57K and approximately $38K, respectively.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $60K annually. The largest fraction of The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $55K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. awards $74K to these degree-holders.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $63K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Merchandising; just under one in four deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include People Management, Customer Service, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Most employees participate in a 401(k) program. A solid majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of respondents also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.


66 %
34 %
$36,144 - $57,133
$40,547 - $89,924
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 13 votes.
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