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)
3.1
(based on 2483 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 74350 reviews)
Amazon employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.4
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.6
Amazon employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Williams-Sonoma Ceo Laura J. Alber
66%
66%Laura J. Alber
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
80%
80%Jeff Bezos
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 22% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 108,334 more total submitted salaries than Williams-Sonoma.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Programmer Analyst III65 Salaries
$130,352/yr
General Manager124 Salaries
$74,790/yr
Associate Manager55 Salaries
$19/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II9710 Salaries
$148,900/yr
Area Manager3097 Salaries
$57,000/yr
Stower1753 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee 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
"Employee discount"(in 205 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 197 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 108 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 86 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review
"Amazing"May 24, 2021

Current Employee - Stock Lead

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

Pros

Discount Flexible schedule Great management Opportunity to grow

Cons

Demanding customers Very busy holiday season

Current Intern - Area Manager Intern

I have been working at Amazon

Pros

Good Pay, Travel Compensation, Nice mentors

Cons

Vague, Not well organized, Tiring

Job Postings

Amazon has 109,018 more recently posted open jobs than Williams-Sonoma.