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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. Where you live influences pay for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and how long you've been working. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. typically pays:
below market
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below market
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Employer: The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.
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About This Company

South Deerfield, Massachusetts 01373


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $81K per year) can be spotted in Springfield, Mass.; Northampton, Mass. ($68K), the company's headquarter city of South Deerfield, Mass. ($60K), and Whately, Mass. (about $56K) are the next top-paying cities. Colorado Springs, Colo. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $40K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Massachusetts, where the average salary is $59K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Associate Brand Managers, who earn about $74K per year on average, closely trailed by Associate Project Managers ($57K) and Retail Store Managers (approximately $38K).

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $52K annually. Overall, the greater share of The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $56K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — $74K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $63K annually. A common skill in The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.'s work force is Merchandising; around one in four of survey participants report using it on the job. People Management, Customer Service, and Operations Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers save for retirement through The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.'s 401(k) plan. The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. provides health insurance to a strong majority of respondents, and a majority of respondents do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.


69 %
31 %
$36,376 - $56,878
$40,268 - $90,999
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 11 votes.
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