Compare Nordstrom vs Starbucks BETA

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

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Starbucks

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Starbucks scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 14571 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 29302 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Starbucks employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
85%
85%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
72%
72%Kevin Johnson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Starbucks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Starbucks employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Starbucks has 981 more total submitted salaries than Nordstrom.
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What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Starbucks.
  • "Returns" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Starbucks.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 699 reviews)
"Great company"(in 546 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3121 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 2929 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 767 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 713 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 774 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 703 reviews)
Featured Review
"Best"2 Apr 2020

Former Employee - Manager

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

Pros

Best job in the world ever

Cons

Nothing to report lovedcit always

Advice to Management

Non2

Former Employee - Customer Assistant

I worked at Starbucks part-time

Pros

family like atmosphere great support diversity and inclusion straight forward and easy to follow rules structured support systems in case of issues with direct management

Cons

sometimes too much focus on upselling and getting away from focus on the customer often very early opening times (5AM) extreme time pressure in certain stores

Job Postings

Starbucks has 38,068 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.