Compare Wendy's vs Starbucks BETA

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

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Starbucks

Employee Ratings

  • Starbucks 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)
3.3
(based on 6419 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 38583 reviews)
Starbucks employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.5
Starbucks employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Starbucks employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.2 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.5
Starbucks employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.3
Starbucks employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.9
Starbucks employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Wendy's Ceo Todd Penegor
69%
69%Todd Penegor
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
72%
72%Kevin Johnson
Starbucks employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
51%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Starbucks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Starbucks employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Wendy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Starbucks has 1,670 more total submitted salaries than Wendy's.
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What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Wendy's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Starbucks.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Wendy's.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Starbucks.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 237 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 232 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3465 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 3324 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 209 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 181 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 954 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 863 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Freelancer - Wendy's Crew Member

I have been working at Wendy's for more than 3 years

Pros

Meeting new people and working as a team

Cons

Training isn’t the best, could be better

Advice to Management

Make training easier

Former Employee - Barista

I worked at Starbucks full-time

Pros

Professional and fun. Good team

Cons

Nothing bad to say really

Job Postings

Starbucks has 14,046 more recently posted open jobs than Wendy's.