When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Hickory, N.C. ($64K), Memphis, Tenn. (around $61K), and Olive Branch, Miss. (about $54K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $32K) is Bakersfield, Calif. Williams Sonoma Incorporated workers in California earn the most — $89K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Williams Sonoma Incorporated for between five and 10 years earn about $81K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $57K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operations Managers, Retail Store Managers, Retail General Managers, and Marketing Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $80K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $75K, $66K, and around $63K, respectively. On the lower end are Retail Store Assistant Managers at $43K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Senior Human Resources Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $114K annually. On average, salaries rise to $113K per year for accredited Certified Graphic Designers. Williams Sonoma Incorporated compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at around $127K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $90K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Williams Sonoma Incorporated is Customer Service, with nearly one-fifth considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a fifth of survey participants at Williams Sonoma Incorporated earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A strong majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of respondents, and a majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, company store discount, and stock options.