Average Salary for Williams Sonoma Incorporated Employees

An average Williams Sonoma Incorporated employee can expect to make $60K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Williams Sonoma Incorporated fluctuate depending on geography; how long you've been working and your job title also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Williams Sonoma Incorporated Median Salary by Job


Retail General Manager (GM)
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Marketing Analyst
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Director of Operations
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Financial Analyst
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Assistant Store Manager
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Retail Store Manager
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Operations Manager
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
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Williams-Sonoma Inc

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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.

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Key Stats for Williams Sonoma Incorporated


65 %
35 %
$41,865 - $93,970
$38,615 - $101,936

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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