Average Salary for Williams Sonoma Incorporated Employees

The average Williams Sonoma Incorporated employee earns $64K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Williams Sonoma Incorporated employees is your role at the company, though geography and how long you've been working play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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The highest paychecks go to Merchandise Planning Managers, who earn an average approximately $110K per year, closely trailed by Operations Managers (around $80K), Associate Buyers ($74K), and Retail General Managers ($67K). Among the lower-paid positions at Williams Sonoma Incorporated are Retail Store Assistant Managers — the median salary for this role approaches $45K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $105K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($86K), Calabasas, Calif. (around $76K), and Memphis, Tenn. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Las Vegas, Nev. — at $42K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Williams Sonoma Incorporated's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home approximately $85K per year.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $81K annually. Overall, the greater share of Williams Sonoma Incorporated folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $63K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Senior Human Resources Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($114K annually) than those without credentials. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $61K per year. Williams Sonoma Incorporated provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in around $140K annually.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $83K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; close to a sixth deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

One in five respondents — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. To plan for old age, most respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At Williams Sonoma Incorporated, a solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. Williams Sonoma Incorporated also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, life insurance, company store discount, and stock options.

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Key Stats for Williams Sonoma Incorporated


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$43,487 - $91,942
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
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