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 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Chick-fil-A scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % 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)
3.8
(based on 51068 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 15190 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Chick-fil-A employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Chick-fil-A employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.6
Chick-fil-A employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Howard Schultz
60%
60%Howard Schultz
CEO Approval
Chick-fil-A Ceo Andrew Truett Cathy
72%
72%Andrew Truett Cathy
Chick-fil-A employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Chick-fil-A employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Starbucks has 37,550 more total submitted salaries than Chick-fil-A.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista - Starbucks11246 Salaries
$14/hr
Shift Supervisor5376 Salaries
$18/hr
Intramural Supervisor73 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member2743 Salaries
$11/hr
Manager437 Salaries
$18/hr
Team Leader599 Salaries
$15/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 989 more reviews than Chick-fil-A that mentioned "Low pay" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 4371 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2135 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 732 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 678 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 1383 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 1349 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 564 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 394 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good salary"May 2, 2022

Former Employee - Barista - Starbucks

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

Pros

Caring employeers Flexible hours Paid sick and vacation time

Cons

Early shifts Short staffed Tip share

Advice to Management

Allow tips

"Good"Jun 4, 2022

Former Employee - Team Member

I worked at Chick-fil-A part-time for less than a year

Pros

Great first-time job especially while taking classes. Besides effective training and a supportive team, they provide quick opportunity for growth upon performance. Free meals and other meal perks for... friends and family.

Cons

The usual unpleasant or difficult customers or uncooperative coworkers from time to time. Pretty low pay back then.

Job Postings

Starbucks has 21,484 more recently posted open jobs than Chick-fil-A.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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Food Prep Team MemberForest Park, GA
30+ days ago