Compare Apple vs Barnes & Noble BETA

See how working at Apple vs. Barnes & Noble 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 Apple vs. Barnes & Noble. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Apple

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Barnes & Noble

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barnes & Noble scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 24296 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 5524 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Apple employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.4 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
93%
93%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Barnes & Noble Ceo James Daunt
71%
71%James Daunt
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 37% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Apple has 62,392 more total submitted salaries than Barnes & Noble.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Software Developer3667 Salaries
$197,319/yr
Sales Specialist351 Salaries
$18/hr
Specialist1567 Salaries
$19/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer28 Salaries
$161,746/yr
Bookseller1615 Salaries
$11/hr
Temporary319 Salaries
$35,830/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Barnes & Noble.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Barnes & Noble.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 405 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 209 reviews)
"Part time"(in 198 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Dec 1, 2021

Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager

I have been working at Apple full-time

Pros

Smart, dedicated, and kind co workers

Cons

Hard to keep a good work life balance

"Good Experiences"Oct 23, 2021

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time

Pros

Barnes & Noble was a good place tp gain experiences, it was a good team, environment, and hard working

Cons

Any negative comment about Barnes & Noble

Advice to Management

The manager was a good mentor because she was very devoted to teach al the team

Job Postings

Apple has 9,892 more recently posted open jobs than Barnes & Noble.