Compare Williams-Sonoma vs Pottery Barn BETA

See how working at Williams-Sonoma 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 Williams-Sonoma vs. Pottery Barn. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Williams-Sonoma

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Pottery Barn

Employee Ratings

  • Williams-Sonoma scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Pottery Barn scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, 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)
2.6
(based on 2052 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 862 reviews)
Pottery Barn employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.5
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.6
Work-life balance
3.0
Pottery Barn employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.3
Senior Management
2.6
Pottery Barn employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.5
Culture & Values
2.9
Pottery Barn employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Williams-Sonoma Ceo Laura J. Alber
39%
39%Laura J. Alber
CEO Approval
Pottery Barn Ceo Laura J. Alber
52%
52%Laura J. Alber
Pottery Barn employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
35%
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Pottery Barn employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
27%
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Pottery Barn employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Williams-Sonoma has 11 more total submitted salaries than Pottery Barn.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate5 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Seasonal Cashier3 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Assistant Manager3 Salaries
CA$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate5 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Stock Associate4 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$101,073/yr

What Employees Say

  • Williams-Sonoma had 104 more reviews than Pottery Barn that mentioned "Great discount" as a Pro.
  • Williams-Sonoma had 112 more reviews than Pottery Barn that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • Williams-Sonoma had 57 more reviews than Pottery Barn that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 205 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 183 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 101 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 71 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 104 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 86 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 47 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 40 reviews)
Featured Review
"Asm"May 15, 2019

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Williams-Sonoma full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great team, amazing product assortment, great discount

Cons

None it was a great place to work

"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

Williams-Sonoma has 457 more recently posted open jobs than Pottery Barn.