Compare Starbucks vs Costa BETA

See how Costa vs. Starbucks compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 24397 reviews)
3.2
(based on 1024 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.5
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
2.8
Work-life balance
3.5
2.8
Senior Management
3.2
2.7
Culture & Values
3.9
3.1
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
77%Kevin Johnson
Costa Ceo Dominic Paul
65%Dominic Paul
% Recommend to a friend
74%
55%
Positive Business Outlook
55%
36%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2778 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 2584 reviews)
"Free drinks"(in 90 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 49 reviews)
Cons
"Baristas"(in 1218 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 642 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 77 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 39 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Barista - Starbucks

I have been working at Starbucks part-time for more than a year

Pros

Free drinks Flexible shifts Easy to learn drinks/patterns Paid holiday

Cons

Long shifts Long hours over xmas Lack of clear progression route

Current Employee - Barista

I have been working at Costa part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good discounts, unlimited drinks on shift, get to try all the food, tips, bonuses

Cons

Very hard and stressful work when it gets busy

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