Compare Applebee's vs Buffalo Wild Wings BETA

See how working at Applebee's vs. Buffalo Wild Wings 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 Applebee's vs. Buffalo Wild Wings. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Applebee's

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Buffalo Wild Wings

Employee Ratings

  • Applebee's scored higher in 1 area: Senior Management.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 5414 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 5086 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Applebee's Ceo John Cywinski
66%
66%John Cywinski
CEO Approval
Buffalo Wild Wings Ceo Paul Brown
78%
78%Paul Brown
Buffalo Wild Wings employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Applebee's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Buffalo Wild Wings employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Applebee's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Buffalo Wild Wings employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Applebee's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Applebee's has 1,067 more total submitted salaries than Buffalo Wild Wings.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Restaurant Manager599 Salaries
$54,800/yr
General Manager213 Salaries
$63,343/yr
Hostess/Carside to Go29 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Server430 Salaries
$9/hr
General Manager295 Salaries
$78,501/yr
Director de RR. HH. y Seguridad17 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Applebee's.
  • "Fun environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Buffalo Wild Wings.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings had 10 more reviews than Applebee's that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 222 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 172 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 273 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 271 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 272 reviews)
"Late nights"(in 84 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 282 reviews)
"Late hours"(in 93 reviews)
Featured Review
"server"Sep 22, 2021

Former Employee - Server

I worked at Applebee's part-time

Pros

Fun people, good environment. Enjoyable

Cons

Long hours and customer complaints

Current Employee - Cook

I have been working at Buffalo Wild Wings part-time

Pros

* Great Food * Great Pay

Cons

* None that i know of at the moment

Job Postings

Applebee's has 2,963 more recently posted open jobs than Buffalo Wild Wings.