Average Salary for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc Employees

Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc pays its employees $46K annually on average. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and your role at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc Median Salary by Job


General Manager, Restaurant
9 profiles

Restaurant Assistant Manager
4 profiles

District Manager, Food & Facilities Management Services
2 profiles

United States (change)

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
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Find out more about pay at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc

About This Company



Fast food, Restaurant

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $46K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $45K annually. The largest slice of the Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc workforce (34 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $49K per year.


Residents of West Lafayette, Ind. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $47K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. ($46K) and Burlington, Mass. ($43K). Across Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Maryland earn the most, taking home about $68K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Restaurant General Managers, who bring in close to approximately $47K annually, though General Managers are not far behind at around $45K along with Restaurant Assistant Managers earning $45K.

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $48K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ServSafe Food Handler is rewarded with median pay of $47K annually. Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc compensates B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA)-holders the most at $47K per year.


Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $48K annually. Folks here also tend to know Operations Management; on the survey, just over two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Inventory Management, People Management, and Customer Service were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Only 30 percent at Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in five survey participants can take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and the larger part of survey participants use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of survey participants, and for a majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a casual working environment, free drinks, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Potbelly Sandwich Works Inc


32 %
68 %
$42,750 - $65,000
$39,335 - $58,957

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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