Compare Starbucks vs Build-A-Bear BETA

See how working at Starbucks vs. Build-A-Bear 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 Starbucks vs. Build-A-Bear. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Starbucks

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Build-A-Bear

Employee Ratings

  • Starbucks scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Build-A-Bear scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Senior Management.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 28091 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 730 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Starbucks employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.5
Build-A-Bear employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Starbucks employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
74%
74%Kevin Johnson
Starbucks employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Build-A-Bear Ceo Sharon John
57%
57%Sharon John
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Starbucks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Starbucks employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
38%

Salaries

Starbucks has 816 more total submitted salaries than Build-A-Bear.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista - Starbucks183 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Associate3 Salaries
£9/hr
Student2 Salaries
£10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager4 Salaries
£25,844/yr
Sales Assistant9 Salaries
£6/hr
Assistant Workshop Manager2 Salaries
£19,632/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Starbucks.
  • "Fun environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Build-A-Bear.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Starbucks.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Build-A-Bear.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3093 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 2916 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 62 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 56 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 764 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 686 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 39 reviews)
"Part time"(in 34 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Starbucks Team Member

I have been working at Starbucks part-time

Pros

Friendly working environment, good training opportunities

Cons

Compensation low for certain positions

Former Contractor - Sales Assistant/Bear Builder

I worked at Build-A-Bear for more than a year

Pros

Bad place to work little hours

Cons

Little hours to work here

Advice to Management

Give out more hours

Job Postings

Starbucks has 38,442 more recently posted open jobs than Build-A-Bear.