Manufacturing Sourcing Managers earn the highest median pay at around $102K, followed by Buyers ($95K), IT Systems Engineers (approximately $95K), and Product Managers of e-Commerce ($93K). Financial compensation for Retail General Managers is rather low — only about $52K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($91K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco; Memphis ($71K), Olive Branch (around $57K), and Rochester (about $50K) are the next top-paying cities. Austin ranks low on the pay scale — at $47K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at approximately $92K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $61K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $85K. The largest fraction of Williams Sonoma Incorporated people (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $94K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn $52K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At Williams Sonoma Incorporated, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design receive the highest salaries at about $93K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Product Development among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $93K. Folks here also tend to know Sales Management; on the survey, around a sixth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Customer Service, Merchandising, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Just 42 percent receive paid time off. A strong majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Williams Sonoma Incorporated sponsors. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and a fair portion of workers get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and flexible hours.