Compare Kohl's vs Barnes & Noble BETA

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

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Barnes & Noble

Employee Ratings

  • Kohl's scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barnes & Noble scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 13289 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 5524 reviews)
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.7
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.8
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
68%
68%Michelle Gass
CEO Approval
Barnes & Noble Ceo James Daunt
71%
71%James Daunt
Barnes & Noble employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Barnes & Noble employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Kohl's has 10,037 more total submitted salaries than Barnes & Noble.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1241 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Floor Associate699 Salaries
$10/hr
POS Associate279 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Bookseller1612 Salaries
$11/hr
Assistant Store Manager310 Salaries
$56,668/yr
Temporary319 Salaries
$35,878/yr

What Employees Say

  • Kohl's had 376 more reviews than Barnes & Noble that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • Kohl's had 191 more reviews than Barnes & Noble that mentioned "Part time" as a Con.
  • Kohl's had 148 more reviews than Barnes & Noble that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 781 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 625 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 405 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 389 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 357 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 209 reviews)
"Part time"(in 198 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Place"Oct 9, 2021

Former Employee - Sales

I worked at Kohl's part-time

Pros

Friendly People and flexible days

Cons

Long Days especially during Christmas

"great"Nov 27, 2021

Current Employee - Interior Designer

I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time

Pros

everything is absolutely fantastic, i love

Cons

nothing is bad about this wonderful company and job

Job Postings

Kohl's has 4,811 more recently posted open jobs than Barnes & Noble.