Average Salary for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc Employees

The median income for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc employees is $36K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; your role at the company and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]General Manager, Restaurant (3)
$30,980 - $58,710  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (3)
Salary$29,882 - $55,158  
Total Pay$30,980 - $58,710  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (3)
$25,239 - $52,275  
[+]Restaurant Assistant Manager (3)
Salary$28,254 - $49,592  
Bonus$83.02 - $2,691  
Total Pay$25,239 - $52,275  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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About This Company



Fast food, Restaurant

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $36K. Overall, the greater share of Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc folks have five to nine years of experience and earn $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 about $51K — though Restaurant Assistant Managers also do fairly well at $43K.


Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — approximately $51K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (around $43K) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Food Protection Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $40K. The best paid folks at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $40K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Financial Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $55K. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc workforce; most of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Inventory Control, People Management, and Scheduling.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and a majority of workers use it to save for retirement. More than half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for over one-half of workers also include dental insurance.

Key Stats for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc


22 %
78 %
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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