Compare Applebee's vs Chipotle BETA

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

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Chipotle

Employee Ratings

  • Applebee's scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Chipotle scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
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)
3.4
(based on 10429 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Applebee's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Chipotle employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Applebee's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Applebee's Ceo John Cywinski
66%
66%John Cywinski
Applebee's employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
59%
59%Brian Niccol
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

Chipotle has 8,242 more total submitted salaries than Applebee's.
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
Crew Member1949 Salaries
$12/hr
Service Manager916 Salaries
$16/hr
Apprentice183 Salaries
$43,745/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Applebee's.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Chipotle.
  • Chipotle had 20 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
"Free food"(in 1529 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 780 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 272 reviews)
"Late nights"(in 84 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 299 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 292 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Line Cook

I have been working at Applebee's full-time for less than a year

Pros

People, Opportunities, Growth, Food, Pay

Cons

Hours, Under staff, Working holidays

Advice to Management

Organizing jobs duties to indicate

"Workplace"Sep 2, 2021

Current Employee - Crew Member

I have been working at Chipotle part-time

Pros

Great place to work and for career advancement.

Cons

There are no cons working for chipotle.

Job Postings

Applebee's has 8,604 more recently posted open jobs than Chipotle.