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Average Salary for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc Employees

A typical Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc employee can expect to make $36K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; what you do at the company and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

Employer: Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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.
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (4)
$32,663 - $68,973  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (4)
Salary$32,419 - $62,086  
Bonus$886 - $15,899  
Total Pay$32,663 - $68,973  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (3)
$25,240 - $52,416  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (3)
Salary$28,741 - $49,335  
Bonus$75.87 - $2,722  
Total Pay$25,240 - $52,416  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $36K. For the most part, a representative employee at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc has been working for five to nine years and makes about $45K per year.


Restaurant General Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $51K — though Restaurant Assistant Managers also do fairly well at around $43K.


Across its U.S. offices, the state of New York pays Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc the most — approximately $51K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $43K. Certified Food Protection Professional s with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at approximately $40K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc awards about $40K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $55K. A common skill in Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc's work force is Customer Service; most of survey participants report using it on the job. Inventory Control, People Management, and Scheduling round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc provides health insurance to more than half of workers, and slightly more than half of workers do receive dental coverage.

Key Stats

22 %
78 %
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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