Build-A-Bear Workshop

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Updated September 2017.


Employees say this is a great place to work

Company Overview

About The Company

We are the leading and only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience.  Guests who visit our stores enter a teddy bear-themed environment and engage in the making of their very own furry friend. 


3,399 U.S.-based Employees

Employee Demographics


Company Culture at Build-A-Bear Workshop

The employee experience below at Build-A-Bear Workshop, compared to a typical company.

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91% of employees at Build-A-Bear Workshop say it is a great place to work compared to 59% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • 91%
  • Typical Company
  • 59%

Source: Great Place to Work® 2019 U.S. National Employee Engagement Study

When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.
People care about each other here.
Our customers would rate the service we deliver as "excellent."
People celebrate special events around here.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.

Why Work at Build-A-Bear Workshop?

See what employees say about what makes Build-A-Bear Workshop a great workplace. These words are drawn from employee comments on the Trust Index™ survey.

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