Earning approximately $110K per year on average, Merchandise Planning Managers receive the most money, followed by Operations Managers (about $80K), Associate Buyers (around $74K), and Retail General Managers ($67K). Retail Store Assistant Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $45K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($105K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $86K), Calabasas, Calif. ($76K), and Memphis, Tenn. (about $67K) are the next top-paying cities. Las Vegas, Nev. ranks low on the pay scale — at $42K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Williams Sonoma Incorporated pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $85K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $81K annually on average. 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
Salaries approach about $114K annually for Senior Human Resources Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified ServSafe Food Handler can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $61K on average. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Williams Sonoma Incorporated come out on top, and their salaries approach $140K per year.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $83K annually. Customer Service is a popular skill among Williams Sonoma Incorporated workers, with nearly one-sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in five respondents report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Williams Sonoma Incorporated sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of employees use this option to save for their retirement. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Williams Sonoma Incorporated are a casual working environment, life insurance, company store discount, and stock options.