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 Project Manager in the manufacturing. An average The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employee can expect to make $39K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employees is where you live, though what you do at the company and how long you've been working play a role as well. 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 (around $81K per year) can be spotted in Springfield, Mass.; the company's headquarter city of South Deerfield, Mass. ($60K), Whately, Mass. (approximately $55K), and Colorado Springs, Colo. ($40K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Massachusetts; salaries there average to $58K annually.


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

Years of Experience

Average pay is around $50K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $56K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. awards approximately $70K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $60K per year. Merchandising also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under one in three of employees surveyed report using it at work. People Management, Customer Service, and Operations Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.; the company rewards only 29 percent with paid vacation time and only 18 percent with sick leave. Most survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for the larger part of employees, dental coverage is too. The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.


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27 %
$36,088 - $56,516
$54,990 - $92,924

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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