Compare IKEA vs Pottery Barn BETA

See how working at IKEA vs. Pottery Barn compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at IKEA vs. Pottery Barn. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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IKEA

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Pottery Barn

Employee Ratings

  • IKEA scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 4327 reviews)
IKEA employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 863 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
IKEA employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
IKEA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
IKEA employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
IKEA employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
IKEA employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IKEA Ceo Jesper Brodin
85%
85%Jesper Brodin
IKEA employees rated their CEO Approval 33% higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Pottery Barn Ceo Laura J. Alber
52%
52%Laura J. Alber
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
IKEA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
IKEA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

IKEA has 377 more total submitted salaries than Pottery Barn.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate18 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Cashier18 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Interior Designer3 Salaries
CA$19/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate5 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Stock Associate4 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Design Studio Specialist3 Salaries
CA$17/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at IKEA.
  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Pottery Barn.
  • IKEA had 28 more reviews than Pottery Barn that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 347 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 204 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 101 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 71 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 75 reviews)
"No cons"(in 49 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 47 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 40 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Service and Sales Generalist

I worked at IKEA full-time

Pros

best training you can have friendly co-workers free breakfast employee discount you just go to work feeling happy that you are there

Cons

location maybe and. most hiring happens from within

Advice to Management

keep doing what you are doing!

"5*"Aug 26, 2017

Current Employee - Stock Associate

I have been working at Pottery Barn part-time for more than a year

Pros

Extremely nice managers and flexible hours

Cons

Physically tiring on shipment days.

Job Postings

IKEA has 3,921 more recently posted open jobs than Pottery Barn.