Average Salary for Williams Sonoma Incorporated Employees

The median income for Williams Sonoma Incorporated employees is $61K per year. Where you live influences pay for Williams Sonoma Incorporated workers the most, followed by your role at the company and your experience level. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $86K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Calabasas, Calif. (around $76K), Hickory, N.C. ($65K), and Memphis, Tenn. (about $61K) are the next top-paying cities. At $32K, Bakersfield, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Williams Sonoma Incorporated employee makes $82K per year.


Operations Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $80K annually; Retail Store Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $75K, while Associate Buyers and Retail General Managers rank near the top as well (about $74K and $66K, respectively). Retail Store Assistant Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $43K.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $79K per year on average. The largest slice of the Williams Sonoma Incorporated workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $59K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Senior Human Resources Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($114K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Graphic Designer is rewarded with median pay of approximately $113K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Williams Sonoma Incorporated pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — about $127K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Inventory Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $72K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Williams Sonoma Incorporated is Customer Service, with just under one in five considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in five workers. A strong majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Williams Sonoma Incorporated sponsors. A strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a casual working environment, life insurance, company store discount, and stock options.

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
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