Bringing in the most money are Interior Designers — their earnings average about $18.13 per hour. Operations Managers are a close second at around $16.13 along with Visual Merchandisers (approximately $14.00) and Sales Associates ($11.00). On the lower end are Retail Stock Clerks at $10.94 on average.
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 Orlando, Fla. ($11.61) and Lancaster, Pa. ($10.57). Across the Pottery Barn's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Massachusetts earn the most, taking home about $15.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $13.00 per hour on average. Survey participants who have worked at the Pottery Barn for between five and 10 years earn around $11.88 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of the Pottery Barn folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $13.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
The Pottery Barn compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at approximately $19.50 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $16.49 per hour. Design is a popular skill among the Pottery Barn workers, with about two-fifths of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Merchandising, Customer Service, and Customer Relations.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of the Pottery Barn's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all employees use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of workers and dental coverage for the larger part of survey participants.