Compare Walmart vs Starbucks BETA

See how working at Walmart vs. Starbucks 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 Walmart vs. Starbucks. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Walmart

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Starbucks

Employee Ratings

  • Walmart scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Starbucks scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 4206 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 41316 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.9
Starbucks employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Horacio Barbeito
84%
84%Horacio Barbeito
Walmart employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
70%
70%Kevin Johnson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Starbucks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Walmart has 3,295 more total submitted salaries than Starbucks.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier651 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Department Manager172 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Sales Associate361 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista981 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Shift Supervisor457 Salaries
CA$18/hr
Sales Associate9 Salaries
CA$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Starbucks.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Starbucks.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3465 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 3324 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 954 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 863 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Account Manager

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

Pros

The best place to work

Cons

nothing much to say about Walmart

"Good company"Aug 5, 2021

Current Employee - Barista

I have been working at Starbucks full-time

Pros

Fun environment to work at

Cons

Low pay and poor management

Job Postings

Starbucks has 13,257 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.