Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $65K per year. The largest slice of the Williams Sonoma Incorporated workforce (37 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $91K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($105K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($92K), Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $69K), and Las Vegas, Nev. (around $52K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($47K) in Austin, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Williams Sonoma Incorporated employee makes $92K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Buyers — their earnings average around $97K per year. IT Systems Engineers are a close second at about $95K along with Operations Managers ($71K) and Associate Buyers (approximately $64K). Earning only $44K on average, Retail Store Assistant Managers make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Oracle Certified Professional DBAs earn about $135K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certification garners significant financial rewards of around $53K per year on average. Williams Sonoma Incorporated workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design are also well compensated, earning $93K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Strategic Planning among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $105K annually. Folks here also tend to know Merchandising; on the survey, about one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Williams Sonoma Incorporated can sometimes lack paid time off; two in five survey participants get paid vacation days, and one in three respondents receive paid sick leave. Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and free drinks.