Average Salary for The Container Store Employees

A salary of $32K per year is the going rate at The Container Store. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Container Store typically pays:
below market

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Employer: The Container Store
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Visual Merchandiser (5)
$19,010 - $44,849  
[-]Visual Merchandiser (5)
Total Pay$19,010 - $44,849  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (4)
$19,756 - $45,829  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (4)
Salary$16,620 - $65,576  
Total Pay$19,756 - $45,829  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $40K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $24K. The largest slice of the The Container Store workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns $40K annually.


Across The Container Store's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Florida earn the most, taking home $41K per year.


Retail Sales Associates represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $42K.


Employees who count Training among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $45K. A relatively widespread skill at The Container Store is Cash Handling; approximately two in five of employees use it for work. Customer Service, Merchandising, and Customer Relations round out the set of key employee skills.


The Container Store's employees are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The Container Store rewards its employees with paid time off, and a fair portion of workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Nearly all workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Most workers report having health insurance, and over one-half of workers report having dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for The Container Store


70 %
30 %
$30,000 - $43,448
Data Not Available
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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