Compare Costa vs Boots BETA

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

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Boots

Employee Ratings

  • Boots 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 1371 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2756 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Boots employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Costa Ceo Jill McDonald
67%
67%Jill McDonald
CEO Approval
Boots Ceo Sebastian James
68%
68%Sebastian James
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Boots employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
36%
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Boots employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Boots has 1,840 more total submitted salaries than Costa.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative2 Salaries
£21,852/yr
Barista261 Salaries
£8/hr
Assistant Manager55 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant408 Salaries
£8/hr
Store Manager54 Salaries
£30,460/yr
Assistant Manager70 Salaries
£21,504/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free drinks" was the most mentioned Pro at Costa.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Boots.
  • Boots had 27 more reviews than Costa that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free drinks"(in 112 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 61 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 302 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 197 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 98 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 45 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 125 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 68 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"19 Oct 2020

Former Employee - Batista

I worked at Costa part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Fun atmosphere chance to grow

Cons

Busy irregular hours fast paced

Former Employee - Healthcare Advisor

I worked at Boots full-time

Pros

Good team to work with and good company benefits

Cons

Very busy work depending on the store

Job Postings

Boots has 1,177 more recently posted open jobs than Costa.