Compare Walmart vs Starbucks BETA

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

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Starbucks

Employee Ratings

  • Starbucks scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
3.4
(based on 67360 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 36704 reviews)
Starbucks employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.5
Starbucks employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.3
Starbucks employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.9
Starbucks employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
69%
69%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
74%
74%Kevin Johnson
Starbucks employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Starbucks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Starbucks employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walmart has 45,277 more total submitted salaries than Starbucks.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3637 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager2420 Salaries
$15/hr
Non-Metro Assistant Manager1226 Salaries
$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista - Starbucks7302 Salaries
$12/hr
Shift Supervisor4059 Salaries
$15/hr
Sift Supervisor168 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Starbucks.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Starbucks.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3465 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 3324 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 954 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 863 reviews)
Featured Review
"Salary"May 7, 2021

Current Employee - Cashier

I have been working at Walmart full-time

Pros

Fun talking to the customers

Cons

Long hours and weekends short breaks

Current Employee - Barista

I have been working at Starbucks full-time for less than a year

Pros

Flexible schedule, opportunity for growth, insanely good benefits

Cons

High stress, weekend availability, low starting wage

Job Postings

Walmart has 6,359 more recently posted open jobs than Starbucks.