When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.63 per hour) can be spotted in Palo Alto, Calif.; Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $14.48), Acworth, Ga. ($11.63), and San Luis Obispo, Calif. (around $10.25) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $9.38) in Frisco, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. White House / Black Market workers in Illinois earn the most — $16.00 per hour on average.
Retail Store Managers earn the highest median pay at about $20.49 per hour, followed by Retail Assistant Managers ($13.88), Assistant Store Managers (approximately $13.51), and Retail Store Assistant Managers ($13.20). Financial compensation for Sales Associates is rather low — on average only $9.59 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $12.10 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of White House / Black Market employees (56 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $11.93 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
White House / Black Market workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $17.14 on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Team Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $14.75 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at White House / Black Market is Customer Service; a little more than half of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Retail, Sales Management, and Merchandising as well.
White House / Black Market's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and close to one-half use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of employees and dental coverage for slightly more than half of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and a stock purchase plan.