Compare Starbucks vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Starbucks scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Amazon scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 45170 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 95588 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
66%
66%Kevin Johnson
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
80%
80%Andrew Jassy
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 90,224 more total submitted salaries than Starbucks.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Applications Developer52 Salaries
$142,004/yr
Shift Supervisor4865 Salaries
$17/hr
Student133 Salaries
$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II9909 Salaries
$149,066/yr
Area Manager2557 Salaries
$54,000/yr
Associate1224 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • Starbucks had 2,233 more reviews than Amazon that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Starbucks.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 4371 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2135 reviews)
Pros
"Good work culture"(in 2860 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 2138 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 1383 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 1349 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 4985 reviews)
"No work life"(in 1338 reviews)
Featured Review
"Very Cool Job"Dec 23, 2021

Current Employee - Barista - Starbucks

I have been working at Starbucks part-time for less than a year

Pros

Great very cool job, love my job.

Cons

Early shifts, deal with rude customers at times.

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Amazon full-time for more than a year

Pros

Really put customers as the highest priority.

Cons

Long working hour and you should tie every action to leadership principles

Job Postings

Amazon has 58,428 more recently posted open jobs than Starbucks.
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