Compare Kohl's vs Build-A-Bear BETA

See how working at Kohl's vs. Build-A-Bear 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 Kohl's vs. Build-A-Bear. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Kohl's

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Build-A-Bear

Employee Ratings

  • Kohl's scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Build-A-Bear scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 10988 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 767 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
81%
81%Michelle Gass
Kohl's employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Build-A-Bear Ceo Sharon John
57%
57%Sharon John
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Kohl's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Kohl's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
32%

Salaries

Build-A-Bear has 18 more total submitted salaries than Kohl's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer1 Salaries
CA$20/hr
Cashier1 Salaries
CA$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate7 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Bear Builder3 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Assistant Workshop Manager2 Salaries
CA$26/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Kohl's.
  • "Fun environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Build-A-Bear.
  • Kohl's had 341 more reviews than Build-A-Bear that mentioned "Part time" as a Con.
  • Kohl's had 308 more reviews than Build-A-Bear that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 759 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 598 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 62 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 56 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 375 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 347 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 39 reviews)
"Part time"(in 34 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good company"Jul 19, 2016

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Kohl's full-time

Pros

Great company, location and people

Cons

I cannot say nothing bad about this company.

"Great place"Jul 14, 2019

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Build-A-Bear part-time for more than a year

Pros

Room for growth, managers are flexible

Cons

The uniforms get very hot sometimes

Job Postings

Kohl's has 6,707 more recently posted open jobs than Build-A-Bear.