When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.00 per hour) can be spotted in Westborough, Mass.; Boston, Mass. (around $15.00), New York, N.Y. (about $13.47), and York, Pa. (approximately $12.50) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $10.72) is Miami, Fla. Within the firm, employees working in Connecticut take home the most — $12.37 per hour on average.
Earning $16.51 per hour on average, Meat Cutters receive the most money, followed by Tire Technicians (approximately $11.81), Overnight Stockers ($11.41), and Produce Clerks ($10.48). Near the bottom at BJ's Wholesale Club are Cashiers, pulling in an average of just around $9.97.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at BJ's Wholesale Club for between five and 10 years earn about $12.59 per hour on average. The largest slice of the BJ's Wholesale Club workforce (50 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $10.67 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Human Resources Professionals, who make $21.62 per hour. Regarding pay and education, BJ's Wholesale Club pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — approximately $16.12.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $15.32 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; around half consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
Only 18 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. BJ's Wholesale Club sponsors a 401(k) program, and about one-half use this option to save for their retirement. For the larger part of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of employees get dental coverage, too. Perks also include life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and free drinks.