Compare Five Guys Burgers & Fries vs Smashburger BETA

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Five Guys Burgers & Fries

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Smashburger

Employee Ratings

  • Five Guys Burgers & Fries scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1565 reviews)
Five Guys Burgers & Fries employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Smashburger employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 502 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Five Guys Burgers & Fries employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Smashburger employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Five Guys Burgers & Fries employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Smashburger employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Five Guys Burgers & Fries employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Smashburger employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Five Guys Burgers & Fries employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Smashburger employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Five Guys Burgers & Fries Ceo Jerry Murrell
80%
80%Jerry Murrell
Five Guys Burgers & Fries employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Smashburger employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Smashburger Ceo Carl Bachmann
63%
63%Carl Bachmann
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Five Guys Burgers & Fries employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 24% higher than Smashburger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
36%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Five Guys Burgers & Fries employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Smashburger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Five Guys Burgers & Fries has 717 more total submitted salaries than Smashburger.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member210 Salaries
$10/hr
General Manager142 Salaries
$48,523/yr
Red Shirt16 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier53 Salaries
$10/hr
General Manager77 Salaries
$51,219/yr
Gse26 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Five Guys Burgers & Fries.
  • "Great food" was the most mentioned Pro at Smashburger.
  • Five Guys Burgers & Fries had 56 more reviews than Smashburger that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 241 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 156 reviews)
Pros
"Great food"(in 25 reviews)
"Good food"(in 25 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 70 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 54 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 16 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 14 reviews)
Featured Review
"General Manager"Oct 18, 2020

Current Employee - General Manager

I have been working at Five Guys Burgers & Fries full-time

Pros

Great work life balance. Competitive salary. Great product

Cons

Food service is ....well its food service. You all know what I mean

"I Love My Job"May 14, 2019

Current Employee - FOH/GSE

I have been working at Smashburger part-time for more than a year

Pros

Meals, new changes to menu

Cons

Busy, hard work, fast, customers

Job Postings

Five Guys Burgers & Fries has 3,003 more recently posted open jobs than Smashburger.