Merchandise Planning Managers earn the highest median pay at $110K annually, followed by Product Managers of e-Commerce ($91K), Operations Managers (around $71K), and Associate Buyers (approximately $64K). Financial compensation for Retail Store Assistant Managers is rather low — on average only about $42K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $72K), Houston, Texas (around $47K), and Austin, Texas ($47K) are the next top-paying cities. Williams Sonoma Incorporated workers in California earn the most — $93K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $67K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Williams Sonoma Incorporated employees (34 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $85K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Oracle Certified Professional DBAs are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $135K per year. On average, salaries rise to $52K annually for accredited Certified ServSafe Food Handlers. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design make the most here, hauling in about $93K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Adobe Illustrator; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $79K annually. Merchandising is regularly seen around here; approximately one-sixth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just two in five respondents. A large number of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. Williams Sonoma Incorporated employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and free drinks.