Compare J Sainsbury vs Costa BETA

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

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Costa

Employee Ratings

  • J Sainsbury scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Costa scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 5769 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1771 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
J Sainsbury employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
J Sainsbury employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J Sainsbury Ceo Mike Coupe
61%
61%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Costa Ceo Jill McDonald
67%
67%Jill McDonald
Costa employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
J Sainsbury employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

J Sainsbury has 5,674 more total submitted salaries than Costa.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Assistant1145 Salaries
£9/hr
Store Manager187 Salaries
£29,605/yr
Trade Manager324 Salaries
£24,154/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative6 Salaries
£9/hr
Barista421 Salaries
£8/hr
Commercial Loan Processor2 Salaries
£26,644/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at J Sainsbury.
  • "Free drinks" was the most mentioned Pro at Costa.
  • J Sainsbury had 65 more reviews than Costa that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 598 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 194 reviews)
Pros
"Free drinks"(in 128 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 180 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 142 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 115 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Trading Assistant

I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time

Pros

well looked after by management

Cons

none so far as i know

Advice to Management

keep up the good work

"Loveky"5 May 2021

Current Employee - Barista Maestro

I have been working at Costa full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Nice place to work nice people

Cons

Nothing it’s a great place to work

Job Postings

Costa has 429 more recently posted open jobs than J Sainsbury.