Compare Sonic vs Chipotle BETA

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

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Chipotle

Employee Ratings

  • Sonic scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Chipotle scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 3650 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 9282 reviews)
Chipotle employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Chipotle employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sonic Ceo Paul Brown
74%
74%Paul Brown
Sonic employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
66%
66%Brian Niccol
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Chipotle employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Chipotle employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Chipotle has 8,203 more total submitted salaries than Sonic.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member613 Salaries
$21,730/yr
General Manager538 Salaries
$54,419/yr
CarHop651 Salaries
$8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2237 Salaries
$11/hr
Service Manager828 Salaries
$15/hr
Apprentice156 Salaries
$42,487/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Sonic.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Chipotle.
  • Chipotle had 169 more reviews than Sonic that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 234 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 141 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1529 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 780 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 123 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 108 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 299 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 292 reviews)
Featured Review
"nice"May 15, 2021

Current Employee - Film Editor

I have been working at Sonic part-time

Pros

fun sometimes, not really tho

Cons

Too much low pay for what others do

"great"Mar 25, 2021

Former Intern - Chef

I worked at Chipotle

Pros

Great place to work. thank you

Cons

none at all this time

Job Postings

Sonic has 18,297 more recently posted open jobs than Chipotle.