Average Salary for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc Employees

Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc pays its employees $46K annually on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc employees is how long you've been working, though your city and your job title play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc Median Salary by Job


General Manager, Restaurant
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Restaurant Assistant Manager
4 profiles

General Manager
2 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
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Fast food, Restaurant

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $45K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $46K annually. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $49K per year.


Residents of West Lafayette, Ind. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $47K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. ($46K) and Burlington, Mass. (around $43K). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Maryland; salaries there average to $68K per year.


Restaurant General Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $47K annually; General Managers and Restaurant Assistant Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $45K and around $45K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications receive bigger paychecks (approximately $48K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ServSafe Food Handler is rewarded with median pay of $47K annually. Those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc come out on top, and their salaries approach $47K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $48K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc is Operations Management, with just over two-fifths considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Inventory Management, People Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 30 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in five workers receiving sick leave. The larger part of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc provides health insurance to the larger part of workers, and a majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, free drinks, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc


32 %
68 %
$42,750 - $65,000
$39,335 - $58,957

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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