Average Salary for Crate and Barrel Employees

Headquartered in Northbrook, Ill., Crate and Barrel offers a range of employment opportunities in the housewares, from Operations Manager to Compliance Specialist. The median income for Crate and Barrel employees is $44K per year. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Crate and Barrel workers, followed by your experience level and geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Marketing Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $108K annually; Human Resources Generalists, Compliance Specialists, and Operations Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $67K, $64K, and $49K, respectively.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $48K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Crate and Barrel folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $64K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $70K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Northbrook, Ill.; Naperville, Ill. ($66K), Chicago, Ill. (approximately $65K), and Boston, Mass. ($51K) are the next top-paying cities. Seattle, Wash. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $43K. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at about $83K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Senior Human Resources Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $64K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Crate and Barrel — these employees make the most at $92K annually.


Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $71K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among Crate and Barrel workers, with just under one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Operations Management, Training, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

44 percent have paid vacation, and only about a third of employees can take paid time off for illness. A large number of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

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$32,500 - $68,124
$44,627 - $108,615

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
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