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

The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. is a manufacturing industry firm headquartered in South Deerfield, Mass. that hires for Retail Store Manager positions, Manufacturing Production Planner roles, and more. A typical The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employee can expect to make $37K annually. Your role at the company influences pay for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and geography. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Sheetz, Inc., Deb Shops, Inc.
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 (11)
$19,558 - $29,417  
[-]Retail Store Assistant Manager (11)
Bonus$58.75 - $4,301  
Total Pay$19,558 - $29,417  
[+]Retail Store Manager (5)
$24,157 - $52,502  
[+]Retail Store Manager (5)
Salary$26,588 - $53,966  
Total Pay$24,157 - $52,502  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (3)
$19,301 - $45,806  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (3)
Bonus$114.83 - $7,052  
Total Pay$19,301 - $45,806  
[+]Operations Team Leader (2)
$33,326 - $82,540  
[+]Operations Team Leader (2)
Total Pay$33,326 - $82,540  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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About This Company

South Deerfield, Massachusetts 01373


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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.

Key Stats for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.


63 %
37 %
$30,000 - $57,990
$40,547 - $89,924
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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