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.