Average Salary for Crate and Barrel Employees

Based in Northbrook, Ill.,housewares player Crate and Barrel offers many employment opportunities, including Warehouse Manager and Compliance Specialist positions. The median income for Crate and Barrel employees is $56K annually. Crate and Barrel paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your role at the company and geography are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Northbrook, Illinois 



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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $50K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $60K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Crate and Barrel employees (50 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $67K per year on average.


Network Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $69K annually; Warehouse Managers, Compliance Specialists, and Retail Sales Associates also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $65K, about $64K, and around $27K, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $88K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Tracy, Calif. ($65K), Chicago, Ill. ($64K), and the company's headquarter city of Northbrook, Ill. (approximately $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Naperville, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $61K. By state, Crate and Barrel pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $88K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Cisco Certified Network Professionals earn $69K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Senior Human Resources Professional is rewarded with median pay of $64K annually. At Crate and Barrel, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at about $58K.


Employees who count Sales Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $88K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Crate and Barrel is People Management, with about a fourth considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Merchandising, Operations Management, and Design.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Crate and Barrel can sometimes lack paid time off; one-half of respondents get paid vacation days, and 31 percent receive paid sick leave. The larger part of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A fair number of employees can count on health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Crate and Barrel also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, life insurance, supplemental maternity leave, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Crate and Barrel


73 %
27 %
$29,233 - $69,655
$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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