Compare Target vs Barnes & Noble BETA

See how working at Target vs. Barnes & Noble 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 Target vs. Barnes & Noble. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Target

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Barnes & Noble

Employee Ratings

  • Target scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barnes & Noble scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 1 area: % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 52920 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 5524 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Target employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Target employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.7
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.4
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
77%
77%Brian Cornell
Target employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Barnes & Noble Ceo James Daunt
71%
71%James Daunt
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Target employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Target has 77,721 more total submitted salaries than Barnes & Noble.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3018 Salaries
$15/hr
Sales Associate1075 Salaries
$15/hr
Executive Team Leader1700 Salaries
$69,351/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Store Manager310 Salaries
$56,668/yr
Bookseller1615 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager79 Salaries
$43,453/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Barnes & Noble.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Target.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Barnes & Noble.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 2280 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1895 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 405 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 2049 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1964 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 209 reviews)
"Part time"(in 198 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"Oct 13, 2021

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryFormer - KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryAnonymous

I worked at Target

Pros

Good good good good good

Cons

No cons everything was good

"Good Experiences"Oct 23, 2021

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time

Pros

Barnes & Noble was a good place tp gain experiences, it was a good team, environment, and hard working

Cons

Any negative comment about Barnes & Noble

Advice to Management

The manager was a good mentor because she was very devoted to teach al the team

Job Postings

Target has 12,932 more recently posted open jobs than Barnes & Noble.