Compare Whole Foods Market vs Trader Joe's BETA

See how working at Whole Foods Market vs. Trader Joe's 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 Whole Foods Market vs. Trader Joe's. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Whole Foods Market

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Trader Joe's

Employee Ratings

  • Trader Joe's 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)
3.6
(based on 8991 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 3417 reviews)
Trader Joe's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.8
Trader Joe's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Trader Joe's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
4.1
Trader Joe's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.9
Trader Joe's employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
4.4
Trader Joe's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Whole Foods Market Ceo John Mackey
59%
59%John Mackey
CEO Approval
Trader Joe's Ceo Dan Bane
88%
88%Dan Bane
Trader Joe's employees rated their CEO Approval 29% higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Trader Joe's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Trader Joe's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 28% higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Whole Foods Market has 8,275 more total submitted salaries than Trader Joe's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier651 Salaries
$15/hr
Associate Team Leader161 Salaries
$20/hr
Customer Service Supervisor168 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member878 Salaries
$16/hr
Mate116 Salaries
$24/hr
Customer Service7 Salaries
$15/hr

What Employees Say

  • Whole Foods Market had 194 more reviews than Trader Joe's that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Whole Foods Market.
  • "Crew members" was the most mentioned Con at Trader Joe's.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 840 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 477 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 283 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 221 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 676 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 365 reviews)
Cons
"Crew members"(in 201 reviews)
"Captain"(in 151 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - In Store Shopper

I worked at Whole Foods Market part-time for less than a year

Pros

401K, Time off, $15 minimum wage as well as the opportunity for advancement.

Cons

Hours can be very unusual, also hard to take off for emergencies

"Good"Nov 24, 2020

Former Employee - Waiter

I worked at Trader Joe's part-time for less than a year

Pros

Wow much good fun store

Cons

Some parts are very stinky

Job Postings

Whole Foods Market has 21,386 more recently posted open jobs than Trader Joe's.