The highest paychecks go to Retail Store Managers, who earn an average about $20.63 per hour, closely trailed by Retail Assistant Managers (approximately $13.88), Assistant Store Managers ($13.48), and Retail Store Assistant Managers ($12.12). Sales Associates are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $9.44.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.63 per hour) can be spotted in Palo Alto, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. (about $15.90), Acworth, Ga. (approximately $11.63), and Atlanta, Ga. ($11.63) are the next top-paying cities. By state, White House / Black Market employees make the most in Illinois, earning around $16.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $9.00 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of White House / Black Market employees (58 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $12.01 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
At White House / Black Market, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $10.72.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $15.00 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly two in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Retail, Merchandising, and Sales Management as well.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of White House / Black Market's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that White House / Black Market sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of employees, and about one-half report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and stock options.