Compare Sonic vs Whataburger BETA

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

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Whataburger

Employee Ratings

  • Sonic scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Whataburger 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 3605 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1947 reviews)
Whataburger employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.5
Whataburger employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Whataburger employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 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
3.4
Whataburger employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sonic Ceo Paul Brown
75%
75%Paul Brown
CEO Approval
Whataburger Ceo Ed Nelson
73%
73%Ed Nelson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Whataburger employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Whataburger employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Sonic has 2,820 more total submitted salaries than Whataburger.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member613 Salaries
$21,542/yr
CarHop649 Salaries
$8/hr
General Manager535 Salaries
$53,831/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member536 Salaries
$10/hr
Team Leader147 Salaries
$12/hr
Manager157 Salaries
$37,917/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Sonic.
  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Whataburger.
  • Sonic had 66 more reviews than Whataburger that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 234 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 141 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 94 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 123 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 108 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 57 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 39 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"May 7, 2021

Former Employee - CarHop

I worked at Sonic part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Fun, good money, growth potential

Cons

Work late, young co workers

"Great Company"May 6, 2021

Former Freelancer - Team Member

I worked at Whataburger for more than 3 years

Pros

Customer Interaction, great team and great manager

Cons

When it gets busy, it is difficult to keep up

Job Postings

Sonic has 21,756 more recently posted open jobs than Whataburger.