The highest paychecks go to Associate Brand Managers, who earn approximately $74K, closely trailed by Manufacturing Production Planners ($49K) and Retail Store Managers ($38K).
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $73K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $49K. The largest fraction of The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. people (40 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $69K per year.
Median pay is highest in Springfield (approximately $70K annually), followed by Northampton (about $68K), the company's headquarter city of South Deerfield ($65K), and Whately ($53K). By state, The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. pays its Massachusetts employees the most; the pay rate there is around $65K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. — these employees make the most at $80K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $73K. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with People Management, Product Development, and Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of workers participate. The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. provides health insurance to most workers, and a majority of workers do receive dental coverage. The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a stock purchase plan.