Compare PetSmart vs Barnes & Noble BETA

See how working at PetSmart vs. Barnes & Noble 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 PetSmart vs. Barnes & Noble. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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PetSmart

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Barnes & Noble

Employee Ratings

  • PetSmart scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
  • Barnes & Noble scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 6642 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 5524 reviews)
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than PetSmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
PetSmart employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.7
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than PetSmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.4
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than PetSmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.8
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than PetSmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
PetSmart Ceo J.K. Symancyk
49%
49%J.K. Symancyk
CEO Approval
Barnes & Noble Ceo James Daunt
71%
71%James Daunt
Barnes & Noble employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than PetSmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
52%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Barnes & Noble employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than PetSmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

PetSmart has 3,129 more total submitted salaries than Barnes & Noble.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
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$10/hr
Store Manager478 Salaries
$80,030/yr
Pet Care Associate532 Salaries
$11/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at PetSmart.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Barnes & Noble.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at PetSmart.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Barnes & Noble.
Pros
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 456 reviews)
"Animal"(in 187 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 405 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Animals"(in 469 reviews)
"Dogs"(in 286 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 209 reviews)
"Part time"(in 198 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Project Manager

I have been working at PetSmart for less than a year

Pros

- great staff - no politics - great support for anyone new to the company

Cons

I am a contractor, can't think of any at the moment.

"great"Nov 27, 2021

Current Employee - Interior Designer

I have been working at Barnes & Noble part-time

Pros

everything is absolutely fantastic, i love

Cons

nothing is bad about this wonderful company and job

Job Postings

PetSmart has 20,257 more recently posted open jobs than Barnes & Noble.