Earning about $17.00 per hour on average, Interior Designers receive the most money, followed by Operations Managers ($16.13), Visual Merchandisers ($14.00), and Sales Associates (approximately $11.00).
Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $15.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Huntsville, Ala. ($14.50) and Portland, Ore. ($11.48). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $20.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $12.00 per hour on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $14.48 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of the Pottery Barn employees (32 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $12.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
At the Pottery Barn, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at approximately $14.00.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operations Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $16.49 per hour. A common skill in the Pottery Barn's work force is Merchandising; close to two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Design, Customer Service, and Sales.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only 38 percent at the Pottery Barn enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in four respondents can take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of workers use it to save for retirement. The larger part of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of workers also include dental insurance. Some other perks are a casual working environment.