Compare Nordstrom vs Starbucks BETA

See how working at Nordstrom vs. Starbucks 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 Nordstrom vs. Starbucks. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Nordstrom

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Starbucks

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Starbucks scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.7
(based on 18231 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 45416 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
82%
82%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
66%
66%Kevin Johnson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Starbucks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Starbucks employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Starbucks has 26,960 more total submitted salaries than Nordstrom.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate504 Salaries
$14/hr
Department Manager647 Salaries
$60,155/yr
Sales Associate1765 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista - Starbucks9552 Salaries
$13/hr
Shift Supervisor4906 Salaries
$17/hr
Sales Associate61 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Nordstrom" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Starbucks.
  • "Nordstrom" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Starbucks.
Pros
Pros
"Nordstrom"(in 1491 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 848 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 4371 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2135 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Nordstrom"(in 1136 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 865 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 1383 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 1349 reviews)
Featured Review
"Loved it"Dec 16, 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Nordstrom part-time

Pros

great coworkers and working environment

Cons

can be mundane especially during long shifts

"Good place"Dec 6, 2021

Former Employee - Barista

I worked at Starbucks full-time

Pros

Free drinks, great benefits & your regulars

Cons

Tik tok drink orders, & management can be spotty

Job Postings

Starbucks has 42,837 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.
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