When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $92K per year) can be spotted in Springfield, Mass.; the company's headquarter city of South Deerfield, Mass. ($57K), Whately, Mass. ($55K), and Deerfield, Mass. ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. Traverse City, Mich. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $39K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $58K annually) in Massachusetts.
Visual Merchandisers earn the highest median pay at $44K per year, followed by Retail Managers (about $40K) and Retail Store Managers ($38K).
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $49K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $51K per year on average. The largest slice of the The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. workforce (32 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, approximately $52K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
At The Yankee Candle Co., Inc., employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest salaries at $77K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $43K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; over a third consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Merchandising, People Management, and Leadership.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 42 percent receiving paid vacation and close to one-sixth of workers receiving sick leave. A majority of workers save for retirement through The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.'s 401(k) plan. The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. provides health insurance to a majority of respondents, and the larger part of employees do receive dental coverage. Perks also include a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, and relocation expenses.