When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $105K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($94K), Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $70K), and Olive Branch, Miss. (around $58K) 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. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at $105K per year.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Williams Sonoma Incorporated for between five and 10 years earn $94K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $63K per year on average.
The highest average salaries go to IT Systems Engineers, who bring in close to around $95K annually, though Operations Managers are not far behind at about $70K along with Senior Human Resources Generalists (approximately $68K) and Financial Analysts ($65K). Earning only $44K on average, Retail Store Assistant Managers make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Oracle Certified Professional DBAs are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $135K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Senior Human Resources Professionals with credentials; these people earn approximately $114K annually on average. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Williams Sonoma Incorporated come out on top, and their salaries approach around $94K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Forecasting; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $93K annually. A garden variety skill at Williams Sonoma Incorporated is Customer Service; approximately one-sixth of Williams Sonoma Incorporated's people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 30 percent. A large number of respondents save for retirement through Williams Sonoma Incorporated's 401(k) plan. For most employees, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, life insurance, stock options, and free drinks.