Compare Starbucks vs Chick-fil-A BETA

See how working at Starbucks vs. Chick-fil-A 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. Chick-fil-A. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Starbucks

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Chick-fil-A

Employee Ratings

  • Starbucks scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Chick-fil-A scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 33982 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 8754 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Chick-fil-A employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.6
Chick-fil-A employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
74%
74%Kevin Johnson
CEO Approval
Chick-fil-A Ceo Dan T. Cathy
88%
88%Dan T. Cathy
Chick-fil-A employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Chick-fil-A employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Starbucks has 25,389 more total submitted salaries than Chick-fil-A.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista - Starbucks6525 Salaries
$12/hr
Shift Supervisor3777 Salaries
$14/hr
Staffing Manager Supervisor495 Salaries
$62,482/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member1411 Salaries
$10/hr
Manager184 Salaries
$15/hr
Training Director59 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Starbucks.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Chick-fil-A.
  • Starbucks had 582 more reviews than Chick-fil-A that mentioned "Fast paced" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3465 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 3324 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 484 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 462 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 954 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 863 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 372 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 221 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Barista

I have been working at Starbucks full-time

Pros

Great benefits, free school, tips, flexible schedule

Cons

Lots of pressure, must love connecting with people, able to work under pressure

"Great"Feb 28, 2021

Former Employee - Cook

I worked at Chick-fil-A full-time

Pros

Managers are easy to work with Great, clean environment Competitive wages

Cons

Can be overwhelming and stressful at times

Job Postings

Starbucks has 17,085 more recently posted open jobs than Chick-fil-A.