Compare Pottery Barn vs West Elm BETA

See how West Elm vs. Pottery Barn compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Pottery Barn

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West Elm

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 852 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 392 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pottery Barn Ceo Laura J. Alber
48%
48%Laura J. Alber
CEO Approval
West Elm Ceo Laura J. Alber
69%
69%Laura J. Alber
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
49%
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
36%
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate5 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Stock Associate4 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$100,557/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate3 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Assistant Store Manager1 Salaries
CA$50,698/yr
General Manager1 Salaries
CA$63,312/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 101 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 69 reviews)
Pros
"West elm"(in 41 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 47 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 39 reviews)
Cons
"Customer service"(in 22 reviews)
"Full time"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review
"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.

Stock Associate

I worked at West Elm for more than a year

Pros

Employee discount is a plus and nice co-workers. Not stressful.

Cons

Cluttered stock rooms, have fun with couches falling on your head.

Advice to Management

Communicate better with other management and work as a whole instead of just focusing on your department.

Job Postings