Compare Panera Bread vs PetSmart BETA

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

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PetSmart

Employee Ratings

  • Panera Bread scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • PetSmart 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)
3.3
(based on 12667 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 7351 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
PetSmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Panera Bread Ceo Niren Chaudhary
51%
51%Niren Chaudhary
CEO Approval
PetSmart Ceo J.K. Symancyk
49%
49%J.K. Symancyk
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
54%
PetSmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
42%
PetSmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Panera Bread employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Panera Bread has 4,628 more total submitted salaries than PetSmart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier916 Salaries
$11/hr
Associate1109 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier339 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager493 Salaries
$82,752/yr
Petcare Associate138 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier230 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Discount on food" was the most mentioned Pro at Panera Bread.
  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at PetSmart.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Panera Bread.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at PetSmart.
Pros
Pros
"Discount on food"(in 634 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 511 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 561 reviews)
"Animal"(in 211 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 423 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 234 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 677 reviews)
"Dogs"(in 495 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"May 26, 2022

Current Employee - Team Member

I have been working at Panera Bread part-time

Pros

- Team Environment - Interacting with customers is always enjoyable

Cons

- Hours are either too much or too less depends on the week - no set schedule

Current Employee - Pet Stylist

I have been working at PetSmart part-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Flexible schedule, great management, great work environment.

Cons

I cannot think of any cons since I’ve worked here for so long

Advice to Management

I cannot ask for more, I love working here

Job Postings

PetSmart has 5,297 more recently posted open jobs than Panera Bread.
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