When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K per year) can be spotted in Springfield, Mass.; the company's headquarter city of South Deerfield, Mass. (around $57K), Whately, Mass. (approximately $55K), and Colorado Springs, Colo. ($40K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employee makes $57K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Associate Project Managers and Retail Store Managers; the former receives the highest median pay at about $57K per year while approximately $39K annually is the norm for the latter.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $56K per year. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $51K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Regarding salaries and education, The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $70K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Accounting; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $60K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Merchandising; just under one in three deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include People Management, Customer Service, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in three employees at The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in five survey participants can take sick leave. The vast majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of survey participants, and for a majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.