West Marine
At West Marine, our goal is to make your boating more fun. Along with offering a huge selection of boating gear and... read more
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PARTICIPANTS
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West Marine Company Culture

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West Marine employees generally work 8.2 hrs a day
Work Hours
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Employees at West Marine report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
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On a typical day, employees at West Marine have 2 meetings
Meetings
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79% of West Marine employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
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West Marine employees most often take 0-10 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
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40% of West Marine employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
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West Marine employees never get valuable feedback on how to improve at work
Feedback
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67% of West Marine employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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The jobs with the 3 highest estimated salaries are VP of Sales, VP of Engineering, and VP of Product, while the jobs with the lowest 3 estimated salaries are CS Rep, Admin Assistant, and Desktop Support.

Overall Average Salaries

$70k
$91k
$116k
$166k
$221k
$248k
$280k
Highest SalariesAvg.Range**
1VP of Sales$279,834*$125k-$700k
2VP of Engineering$229,197*$131k-$340k
3VP of Product$228,364*$100k-$390k
Lowest SalariesAvg.Range**
1CS Rep$47,128*$25k-$96k
2Admin Assistant$47,867*$30k-$90k
3Desktop Support$57,693*$30k-$117k

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Candidates Interested in Working at West Marine

Candidates By Department

Sales
50%
All Industries
50%

Candidates By Location

Atlanta
17%
San Francisco
17%
Plymouth
17%
Arlington
17%
Boston
17%
Other
17%

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How's the morale at West Marine?

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  • Those who weren't "let go" are somewhat stressed

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What's the pay like for Design roles at West Marine?

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  • Below average for this area.

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If you could make changes, how would you improve the culture at West Marine?

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  • Better project management tools than BaseCamp, physical workspace re-structuring

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What are you most excited about working at West Marine?

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  • Enthusiasm for the boating life, among many long-term employees

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Is it OK to swear in front of people in the office?

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  • Some people, not all

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Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at West Marine

Bottom
30%

West Marine currently ranks in the Bottom 30% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at West Marine

Top
25%

West Marine currently ranks in the Top 25% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

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45%Promoters
21%Passives
34%Detractors

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Mission, Vision, & Values

Our Mission is to be the best outfitter of boating-related product and gear for recreation on the water that provide outstanding value to every Customer. We are committed to providing the best possible Customer experience, so that each and every Customer regards us as an outstanding company and rewards us with their business. We provide an open, supportive, challenging, team-oriented environment where our Associates can achieve job satisfaction, professional and personal growth. We achieve financial returns for the benefit of our Associates, Customers and Shareholders. We work to conserve marine resources, reduce our impact on the environment, and promote boating.

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West Marine Culture At a Glance

46 employees at West Marine have reviewed West Marine across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was 2 days ago.

Overall, the 46 West Marine employees give their leadership a grade of C+, or Top 50% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at West Marine are not very pleased with their total compensation at West Marine, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at West Marine are generally satisfied with their team. 46 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a C. The majority believe the meetings at West Marine are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at West Marine believe the environment at West Marine is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at West Marine is comfortably fast. About 80% of the employees at West Marine work 8 hours or less, while 3% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at West Marine are generally happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

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Perks & Benefits

Health & Wellness
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
PTO / Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Financial Benefits
401K / Retirement Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
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