Compare Walmart vs Barnes & Noble BETA

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

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Barnes & Noble

Employee Ratings

  • Walmart scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barnes & Noble scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 68255 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 5059 reviews)
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Walmart employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.7
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.3
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.7
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
69%
69%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
Barnes & Noble Ceo James Daunt
71%
71%James Daunt
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Barnes & Noble employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Walmart has 77,651 more total submitted salaries than Barnes & Noble.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3692 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager2421 Salaries
$15/hr
Walmart Sales Associate2284 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Bookseller1390 Salaries
$10/hr
Department Manager96 Salaries
$41,960/yr
Part Time Book Seller223 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Barnes & Noble.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Barnes & Noble.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 405 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 209 reviews)
"Part time"(in 198 reviews)
Featured Review
"First Job"May 17, 2021

Former Employee - Cap II Associate

I worked at Walmart part-time

Pros

Served well for my first job

Cons

Lack of hours available if you are a minor

"great p/t gig"May 16, 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time

Pros

flex time, great group of people, builds up your customer service skills

Cons

you need thick skin for customers

Job Postings

Walmart has 27,090 more recently posted open jobs than Barnes & Noble.