Retail Store Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $20.63 per hour; Assistant Store Managers, Retail Assistant Managers, and Retail Store Assistant Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $13.96, around $13.88, and approximately $12.35, respectively. Sales Associates at White House / Black Market do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($9.67 on average) at the company.
Residents of Palo Alto, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $21.63 per hour; other top-paying cities include Chicago, Ill. ($15.90) and Acworth, Ga. (about $11.63). Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $15.21 per hour) in Illinois.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $11.00 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of White House / Black Market employees (61 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $11.89 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $10.72 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Team Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $15.04 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over two-fifths of White House / Black Market's people use it regularly. Retail, Sales Management, and Merchandising round out the set of key employee skills.
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
To plan for old age, a majority of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for approximately half also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and stock options.