Retail Store Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $26.43 per hour; Retail Store Assistant Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $14.77, while Retail Assistant Managers and Assistant Store Managers rank near the top as well (approximately $14.00 and about $13.23, respectively). Earning only $9.49 on average, Retail Sales Associates make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.63 per hour) can be spotted in Palo Alto, Calif.; Jacksonville, Fla. (about $13.61), Austin, Texas ($12.95), and Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $11.34) are the next top-paying cities. At $9.38, Frisco, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $14.10 per hour) in Indiana.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $13.59 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (54 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $10.80 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
White House / Black Market provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) — these employees rake in $22.75 per hour.
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 about $15.17 per hour. A common skill in White House / Black Market's work force is Customer Service; the greater part of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Retail, Merchandising, and Sales Management.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in four employees at White House / Black Market enjoy paid vacation time, and just an eighth of respondents can take sick leave. Nearly two in five workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The larger part of workers report having health insurance, and a little more than half of workers report having dental coverage. White House / Black Market also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, none (contract-based), clothing allowance / discounts, and company store discount.