Earning approximately $17.00 per hour on average, Interior Designers receive the most money, followed by Operations Managers (around $16.13), Visual Merchandisers ($14.00), and Sales Associates (about $11.00).
Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $15.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Huntsville, Ala. ($14.50) and Portland, Ore. ($11.48). The Pottery Barn workers in California earn the most — $20.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $12.00 per hour. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $14.48 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of the Pottery Barn folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $12.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those with an Associate's Degree at the Pottery Barn come out on top, and their salaries approach around $14.00 per hour.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $16.49 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at the Pottery Barn is Merchandising; roughly two-fifths of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Design, Customer Service, and Sales.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The Pottery Barn lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of employees take sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of respondents, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment.