Compare Williams-Sonoma vs Amazon BETA

See how working at Williams-Sonoma vs. Amazon compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Williams-Sonoma vs. Amazon. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Williams-Sonoma

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Amazon scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.5
(based on 2072 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 42150 reviews)
Amazon employees rated their Overall Rating 1.4 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.4
Career Opportunities
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.5 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.3 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.5
Work-life balance
3.4
Amazon employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.2
Senior Management
3.5
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 1.3 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.4
Culture & Values
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Culture & Values 1.4 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Williams-Sonoma Ceo Laura J. Alber
35%
35%Laura J. Alber
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
86%
86%Jeff Bezos
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 51% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
32%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 45% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
26%
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 46% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 59,180 more total submitted salaries than Williams-Sonoma.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer14 Salaries
$134,952/yr
General Manager104 Salaries
$70,899/yr
Project Manager18 Salaries
$87,905/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II5611 Salaries
$150,000/yr
Area Manager978 Salaries
$55,604/yr
Senior Product Manager632 Salaries
$141,840/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Williams-Sonoma.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Williams-Sonoma.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 191 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 187 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 1987 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1497 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 104 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 86 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2013 reviews)
"No cons"(in 979 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Associate Sourcing Manager

I have been working at Williams-Sonoma full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

work life balance, people first

Cons

technology outdated, need more investment in tech and process

Current Employee - Information Security Consultant

I have been working at Amazon full-time for less than a year

Pros

Work Schedule and Good Co-Workers

Cons

It can be overwhelming sometimes

Advice to Management

None at this time

Job Postings

Amazon has 27,952 more recently posted open jobs than Williams-Sonoma.