Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $46K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $42K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc employees (31 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $48K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $53K annually) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; West Lafayette, Ind. (about $47K), the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. ($47K), and Burlington, Mass. ($44K) are the next top-paying cities. Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc workers in Maryland earn the most — $68K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Restaurant General Managers, who earn $46K annually on average, closely trailed by General Managers (about $45K) and Restaurant Assistant Managers (around $45K).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $47K per year. Servsafe food manager certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $46K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc pays those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) the most — $48K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $47K per year. Operations Management is a popular skill among Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc workers, with the greater part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know People Management, Inventory Management, and Leadership as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 36 percent receiving paid vacation and 18 percent receiving paid sick days. The larger part of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The larger part of survey participants report having health insurance, and a majority of employees report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a casual working environment, and free drinks.