Compare J D Wetherspoon vs Costa BETA

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

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Costa

Employee Ratings

  • J D Wetherspoon scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Costa scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1712 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1230 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.7
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J D Wetherspoon Ceo John Hutson
75%
75%John Hutson
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Costa Ceo Jill McDonald
68%
68%Jill McDonald
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Costa has 43 more total submitted salaries than J D Wetherspoon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Bartender1 Salaries
€10/hr
Dublin1 Salaries
€9/hr
Shift Manager3 Salaries
€27,973/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista19 Salaries
€9/hr
Team Leader4 Salaries
€21,502/yr
Supervisor1 Salaries
€24,237/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at J D Wetherspoon.
  • "Free drinks" was the most mentioned Pro at Costa.
  • J D Wetherspoon had 108 more reviews than Costa that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 124 reviews)
"Pub"(in 122 reviews)
Pros
"Free drinks"(in 107 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 58 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 201 reviews)
"Pub"(in 199 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 93 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"3 Aug 2020

Former Employee - Kitchen Staff

I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

Pros

Good pay and good work environment

Cons

Not really any cons I can think of

"Great team"23 Jul 2020

Former Employee - Barista

I worked at Costa part-time for less than a year

Pros

I loved the team I worked with

Cons

None that I can think of

Job Postings

J D Wetherspoon has 1,038 more recently posted open jobs than Costa.