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Average Hourly Rate for the Pottery Barn Employees

The Pottery Barn laborers see wages hovering around $12.14 per hour, excluding $25.83 for overtime. The Pottery Barn paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level is also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

the Pottery Barn typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Big 5 Sporting Goods, Linkedin Corporation
Employer: the Pottery Barn
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Sales Associate (5)
$8.91 - $17.74  
[-]Sales Associate (5)
Hourly Rate$8.91 - $17.74  
[+]Visual Merchandiser (3)
$9.88 - $20.26  
[+]Visual Merchandiser (3)
Hourly Rate$9.88 - $20.26  
[+]Interior Designer (3)
$11.37 - $26.20  
[+]Interior Designer (3)
Hourly Rate$11.37 - $26.20  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average pay at that point reach $12.00. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the the Pottery Barn workforce (41 percent) has a tenure of one to four years and earns approximately $14.00 per hour.


By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is around $20.00 per hour.


Earning $17.30 on average, Interior Designers receive the most money, followed by Visual Merchandisers (about $14.00) and Sales Associates ($11.00).

Certifications and Degrees

The Pottery Barn workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $12.00 on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Sales among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $17.00. A garden variety skill at the Pottery Barn is Design; about two-fifths of the Pottery Barn's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Merchandising, Customer Relations, and Customer Service.


At the Pottery Barn, there are significantly more females than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, the Pottery Barn gives paid vacation to 44 percent and paid sick leave to one in three workers. A fair portion of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for more than half of workers, dental coverage is too. The Pottery Barn employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment and life insurance.

Key Stats

89 %
11 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Hourly Rate
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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