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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. The median salary at Crate and Barrel is $49K annually. Though where you live and how long you've been working do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Crate and Barrel. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Crate and Barrel typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Crate and Barrel
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Sales Associate (4)
$19,118 - $39,010  
[-]Sales Associate (4)
Total Pay$19,118 - $39,010  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (3)
$23,622 - $54,409  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (3)
Salary$17,717 - $55,615  
Commission$1,914 - $49,367  
Total Pay$23,622 - $54,409  
[+]Photo Stylist (2)
$35,238 - $101,303  
[+]Photo Stylist (2)
Total Pay$35,238 - $101,303  
[+]Warehouse Manager (2)
$35,596 - $91,407  
[+]Warehouse Manager (2)
Salary$39,294 - $83,685  
Total Pay$35,596 - $91,407  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Northbrook, Illinois 



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Earning $65K per year on average, Warehouse Managers receive the most money, followed by Retail Sales Associates (about $27K annually).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K per year) 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. ranks low on the pay scale — at $56K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Crate and Barrel workers in Texas earn the most — $88K annually on average.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $60K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $48K annually. The largest slice of the Crate and Barrel workforce (52 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $69K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Crate and Barrel come out on top, and their salaries approach around $58K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Sales Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $88K per year. People Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly less than a third of Crate and Barrel's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Merchandising, Operations Management, and Design.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Crate and Barrel gives paid vacation days to half of employees and sick leave to 31 percent. The larger part of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and a fair number of respondents 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.

Key Stats for Crate and Barrel


76 %
24 %
$27,404 - $70,077
$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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