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Average Salary for Crate and Barrel Employees

Crate and Barrel is a housewares firm headquartered in Northbrook, Ill. that hires for Warehouse Manager positions, Retail Sales Associate roles, and more. Compensation for Crate and Barrel employees is around $50K per year on average. Crate and Barrel paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though geography and your experience level are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Crate and Barrel typically pays:
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Northbrook, Illinois 



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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Warehouse Managers and Retail Sales Associates; the former receives the highest median pay at $65K annually while $27K per year is the norm for the latter.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $88K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Tracy, Calif. ($65K), the company's headquarter city of Northbrook, Ill. (approximately $61K), and Naperville, Ill. (around $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $56K. By state, Crate and Barrel employees make the most in Texas, earning $88K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $48K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $60K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $70K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Crate and Barrel compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at around $58K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Sales Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $88K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is People Management; just under one in three deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Merchandising, Operations Management, and Design.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one-half of respondents receiving paid vacation and 31 percent receiving paid sick days. The larger part of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most employees receive health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Crate and Barrel are a casual working environment, life insurance, supplemental maternity leave, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Crate and Barrel


76 %
24 %
$28,906 - $70,486
$51,500 - $82,500
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
$38,000 - $75,000
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