Compare Panera Bread vs Chipotle BETA

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

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Chipotle

Employee Ratings

  • Chipotle 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.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 7921 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 6763 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.0
Chipotle employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Panera Bread Ceo Niren Chaudhary
52%
52%Niren Chaudhary
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
69%
69%Brian Niccol
Chipotle employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
52%
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Chipotle employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Chipotle employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Panera Bread has 1,449 more total submitted salaries than Chipotle.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Manager511 Salaries
$42,750/yr
Shift Supervisor377 Salaries
$13/hr
Associate563 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1126 Salaries
$11/hr
Service Manager471 Salaries
$15/hr
Apprentice101 Salaries
$41,287/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Discount on food" was the most mentioned Pro at Panera Bread.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Chipotle.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Panera Bread.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Chipotle.
Pros
Pros
"Discount on food"(in 484 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 349 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1286 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 682 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 195 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 189 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 240 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 236 reviews)
Featured Review
"panera driver"Sep 19, 2020

Former Employee - Delivery Driver

I worked at Panera Bread full-time for less than a year

Pros

easy to do work that isn't to hard

Cons

fast paced and hectic environment

"Great job"Aug 23, 2020

Current Employee - Service Manager

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

Pros

Hours, benefits, staff, flexibility, fast pace

Cons

Vacation time, customers, delivery 3rd party, pay

Job Postings

Panera Bread has 10,318 more recently posted open jobs than Chipotle.