Compare Nordstrom vs Starbucks BETA

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Nordstrom

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Starbucks

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Starbucks scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 14791 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 30254 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
85%
85%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
72%
72%Kevin Johnson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Starbucks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Starbucks employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Starbucks has 13,783 more total submitted salaries than Nordstrom.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Management103 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager536 Salaries
$54,046/yr
Senior Engineer53 Salaries
$147,727/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista - Starbucks5501 Salaries
$12/hr
Shift Supervisor3313 Salaries
$14/hr
Starbucks Shift Lead127 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Starbucks.
  • "Returns" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Starbucks.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 721 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 560 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3273 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 3118 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 778 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 729 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 854 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 793 reviews)
Featured Review
"Nice Community"Nov 23, 2020

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

Pros

It's a reliable seasonal job

Cons

Can be exhausting. Open availability is definitely taken advantage of

"?"Sep 24, 2020

Current Employee - Shift Manager

I have been working at Starbucks full-time

Pros

Great Team Environment, Fast paced environment

Cons

There are really no cons to this job

Job Postings

Starbucks has 39,118 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.