Compare Barnes & Noble vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Barnes & Noble scored higher in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Amazon scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 5524 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 90494 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Barnes & Noble Ceo James Daunt
71%
71%James Daunt
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
78%
78%Andrew Jassy
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 126,944 more total submitted salaries than Barnes & Noble.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer28 Salaries
$161,746/yr
Department Manager79 Salaries
$43,453/yr
Temporary319 Salaries
$35,830/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II9880 Salaries
$148,157/yr
Area Manager2444 Salaries
$53,572/yr
Associate1168 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 2,331 more reviews than Barnes & Noble that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Barnes & Noble.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 405 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 194 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 209 reviews)
"Part time"(in 198 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review
"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

Former Intern - Program Manager Intern

I worked at Amazon for less than a year

Pros

Great network to connect with. I was able to really experience and make an impact on my teams' material

Cons

We don't get to pick the team that we work on.

Job Postings

Amazon has 90,200 more recently posted open jobs than Barnes & Noble.