Average Salary for Crate and Barrel Employees

Based in Northbrook, Ill.,housewares player Crate and Barrel offers many employment opportunities, including Operations Manager and Compliance Specialist positions. An average Crate and Barrel employee can expect to make $44K annually. At Crate and Barrel, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and your city each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Northbrook, Illinois 



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Earning $108K per year on average, Marketing Managers receive the most money, followed by Human Resources Generalists ($67K), Compliance Specialists (approximately $64K), and Operations Managers (about $49K).

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $48K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Crate and Barrel employees (31 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $64K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $70K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Northbrook, Ill.; Naperville, Ill. (around $66K), Chicago, Ill. ($65K), and Boston, Mass. ($51K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Seattle, Wash. at $43K. By state, New York offers the highest pay at approximately $83K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Senior Human Resources Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $64K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Crate and Barrel provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — these employees rake in $92K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $71K annually. A garden variety skill at Crate and Barrel is Project Management; slightly less than a fourth of Crate and Barrel's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Operations Management, Training, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

44 percent receive paid vacation, and only a third of respondents get sick leave. A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most respondents report having health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Crate and Barrel employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

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Key Stats for Crate and Barrel


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33 %
$32,500 - $68,124
$44,627 - $108,615

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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