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Average Hourly Rate for the Pottery Barn Employees

Median pay for the Pottery Barn workers sits around $13.00 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $24.75. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at the Pottery Barn. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

the Pottery Barn typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
at market
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Employer: the Pottery Barn
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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.

Key Stats for the Pottery Barn


91 %
9 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Hourly Rate
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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