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

Operating out of South Deerfield, Massachusetts, manufacturing company The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Manufacturing Production Planner. The average The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employee earns $37K per year. The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your experience level and geography are also considered. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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.
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$86.46 - $4,051  
Total Pay$19,558 - $29,417  
[+]Retail Store Manager (6)
$25,826 - $59,017  
[+]Retail Store Manager (6)
Salary$28,809 - $57,381  
Bonus$585 - $11,467  
Total Pay$25,826 - $59,017  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (3)
$18,989 - $44,797  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (3)
Bonus$135.15 - $5,514  
Total Pay$18,989 - $44,797  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (2)
$15,894 - $37,185  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (2)
Total Pay$15,894 - $37,185  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. Details

South Deerfield, Massachusetts 01373


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Associate Brand Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $74K; Manufacturing Production Planners are next on the list, bringing in close to $49K, followed by Retail Store Managers earning $39K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $48K. Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is about $65K annually. By and large, the biggest segment of The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.'s workforce (40 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and take home around $69K per year.


Residents of Springfield pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $70K annually; other top-paying cities include Northampton ($68K) and the company's headquarter city of South Deerfield (approximately $65K). By state, The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. employees make the most in Massachusetts, earning $66K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. awards $80K to these degree-holders.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Product Development; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $67K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly one in five of The Yankee Candle Co., Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Leadership, Merchandising, and Retail.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 35 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in five workers receiving sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, The Yankee Candle Co., Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a strong majority of workers participate. For a fair portion of workers, benefits include health insurance, and more than half of workers get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a casual working environment, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

63 %
38 %
$25,760 - $61,000
$40,547 - $89,924
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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