Compare Wendy's vs Chipotle BETA

See how working at Wendy's vs. Chipotle 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 Wendy's vs. Chipotle. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Wendy's

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Chipotle

Employee Ratings

  • Wendy's scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Chipotle scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 6671 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 10029 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Chipotle employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Wendy's Ceo Todd Penegor
68%
68%Todd Penegor
Wendy's employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
61%
61%Brian Niccol
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Chipotle employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Chipotle has 7,032 more total submitted salaries than Wendy's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member992 Salaries
$10/hr
General Manager364 Salaries
$57,307/yr
Wendys53 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1840 Salaries
$12/hr
Service Manager882 Salaries
$16/hr
Apprentice172 Salaries
$42,937/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Wendy's.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Chipotle.
  • Chipotle had 83 more reviews than Wendy's that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 237 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 232 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1529 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 780 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 209 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 181 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 299 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 292 reviews)
Featured Review
"Job"Aug 3, 2021

Former Employee - Crew Member

I worked at Wendy's part-time for more than a year

Pros

Great people to work with and a great atmosphere to work in.

Cons

Sometimes do not get the schedule that you desire or want specifically.

"Great Culture"Aug 3, 2021

Current Employee - People Experience

I have been working at Chipotle full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great corporate culture and benefits. Competitive bonus structure. The company is performing well and growing rapidly. Leaders are accessible and friendly.

Cons

It can be hard to move laterally and there are not many defined career paths. Also not a flexible work-from-home schedule.

Job Postings

Wendy's has 3,602 more recently posted open jobs than Chipotle.