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)
3.3
(based on 79633 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 5524 reviews)
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
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
3.4
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.8
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
65%
65%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
Barnes & Noble Ceo James Daunt
71%
71%James Daunt
Barnes & Noble employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Barnes & Noble employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Barnes & Noble employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Walmart has 95,386 more total submitted salaries than Barnes & Noble.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2453 Salaries
$12/hr
Cashier2828 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager1273 Salaries
$16/hr
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Bookseller1615 Salaries
$11/hr
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$43,453/yr

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

Former Employee - Customer Host

I worked at Walmart full-time

Pros

A starter job, some perks

Cons

Higher ups tend to be unfair when it comes to work loads

"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

Walmart has 16,659 more recently posted open jobs than Barnes & Noble.