Average Salary for Crate and Barrel Employees

Northbrook, Ill.-based Crate and Barrel hires for positions ranging from Warehouse Manager to Compliance Specialist in the housewares. The average Crate and Barrel employee earns $48K per year. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Crate and Barrel. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Northbrook, Illinois 



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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $50K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $57K per year on average. The largest fraction of Crate and Barrel people (48 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $67K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Network Engineers, who earn an average $69K per year, closely trailed by Warehouse Managers ($65K), Compliance Specialists (around $64K), and Retail Sales Associates ($27K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Tracy, Calif. ($65K), Chicago, Ill. (around $64K), and the company's headquarter city of Northbrook, Ill. (approximately $61K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $61K, Naperville, Ill. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at $88K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Cisco Certified Network Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $69K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Senior Human Resources Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $64K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Crate and Barrel awards $58K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Sales Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $70K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Crate and Barrel is People Management; close to a fourth of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Sales, Merchandising, and Forecasting.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Crate and Barrel gives paid vacation days to one-half of survey participants and sick leave to 31 percent. The larger part of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Crate and Barrel provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and a solid majority of respondents do receive dental coverage. Crate and Barrel folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, supplemental maternity leave, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Crate and Barrel


74 %
26 %
$29,361 - $69,205
$56,993 - $101,736
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 12 votes.
$38,000 - $75,000

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