Compare Cracker Barrel vs Chipotle BETA

See how working at Cracker Barrel 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 Cracker Barrel vs. Chipotle. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Cracker Barrel

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Chipotle

Employee Ratings

  • Cracker Barrel scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Chipotle scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 3985 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 7855 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Cracker Barrel employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cracker Barrel Ceo Sandra B. Cochran
71%
71%Sandra B. Cochran
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
70%
70%Brian Niccol
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Chipotle employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Cracker Barrel employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

Chipotle has 3,664 more total submitted salaries than Cracker Barrel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Server332 Salaries
$21,420/yr
General Manager137 Salaries
$70,110/yr
Maintenance304 Salaries
$38,621/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1332 Salaries
$11/hr
Service Manager606 Salaries
$15/hr
Apprentice131 Salaries
$41,232/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Cracker Barrel.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Chipotle.
  • Chipotle had 122 more reviews than Cracker Barrel that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 238 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 144 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1477 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 761 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 154 reviews)
"No breaks"(in 89 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 285 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 276 reviews)
Featured Review
"Family"Jan 14, 2021

Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser

I have been working at Cracker Barrel full-time for less than a year

Pros

Working for cracker barrel shows me how a group of people can come together and be like family.

Cons

None at this time as far as I'm concerned

Current Employee - Crew Member

I have been working at Chipotle part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Easy, good pay, good benefits

Cons

unmotivated workers, strict, managers inconsistent

Advice to Management

none

Job Postings

Cracker Barrel has 8,270 more recently posted open jobs than Chipotle.