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 11017 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 10689 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
3.4
Chipotle employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Panera Bread Ceo Niren Chaudhary
56%
56%Niren Chaudhary
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
59%
59%Brian Niccol
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
47%
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Chipotle employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Chipotle employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Panera Bread has 105 more total submitted salaries than Chipotle.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier731 Salaries
$11/hr
Shift Supervisor468 Salaries
$13/hr
Associate912 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2021 Salaries
$13/hr
Service Manager929 Salaries
$16/hr
Apprentice189 Salaries
$43,649/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.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Chipotle.
Pros
Pros
"Discount on food"(in 529 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 398 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1529 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 780 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 205 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 198 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 299 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 292 reviews)
Featured Review
"its cool"Sep 19, 2021

Current Employee - Sandwich Maker

I have been working at Panera Bread full-time for less than a year

Pros

it is pretty cool to work there

Cons

dont really have any cons of the place

Former Intern - Software Development Internship

I worked at Chipotle

Pros

The atmosphere and team were great

Cons

Less flexibility and went through company relocation while working

Job Postings

Panera Bread has 6,844 more recently posted open jobs than Chipotle.