Retail Store Managers earn the highest median pay at $20.77 per hour, followed by Assistant Store Managers ($13.96), Retail Assistant Managers (about $13.88), and Retail Store Assistant Managers ($12.12). Earning only approximately $9.67 on average, Sales Associates make less than most people in the company.
U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; pay there average to around $16.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $12.89 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (58 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.76 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
White House / Black Market workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $10.72 on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Team Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $15.04 per hour. A garden variety skill at White House / Black Market is Customer Service; just over two-fifths of White House / Black Market's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Retail, Sales Management, and Merchandising.
At White House / Black Market, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The larger part of workers receive health insurance, and half get dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance.