Compare Panda Express vs Chipotle BETA

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

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Chipotle

Employee Ratings

  • Panda Express scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Chipotle scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 3479 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 11037 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Panda Express employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Panda Express Ceo Andrew and Peggy Cherng
84%
84%Andrew and Peggy Cherng
Panda Express employees rated their CEO Approval 27% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
56%
56%Brian Niccol
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Panda Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Panda Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

Chipotle has 11,160 more total submitted salaries than Panda Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Counter Help248 Salaries
$11/hr
General Manager329 Salaries
$56,213/yr
Wireless Sales192 Salaries
$26,872/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2100 Salaries
$13/hr
Service Manager958 Salaries
$17/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier50 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • Chipotle had 1,184 more reviews than Panda Express that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • Chipotle had 141 more reviews than Panda Express that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 345 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 273 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1529 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 780 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 160 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 151 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 299 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 292 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"May 31, 2021

Current Employee - Counter

I have been working at Panda Express full-time

Pros

Money I love it it

Cons

Nothing really really really really

Advice to Management

Nothing keep doing a good job of keeping it up and in place.

"nice"Dec 1, 2021

Former Employee - Cashier

I worked at Chipotle part-time

Pros

got breaks for lunch and manager was nice

Cons

there was some miscommunication for scheduling

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