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 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Costa scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1984 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1437 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.7
Work-life balance
3.0
Costa employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J D Wetherspoon Ceo John Hutson
66%
66%John Hutson
CEO Approval
Costa Ceo Jill McDonald
67%
67%Jill McDonald
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Costa has 53 more total submitted salaries than J D Wetherspoon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Bartender1 Salaries
€10/hr
Team Leader1 Salaries
€11/hr
Shift Manager3 Salaries
€27,591/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista20 Salaries
€9/hr
Team Leader6 Salaries
€21,558/yr
Supervisor1 Salaries
€23,906/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 127 more reviews than Costa that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 142 reviews)
"Pub"(in 135 reviews)
Pros
"Free drinks"(in 117 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 70 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 234 reviews)
"Pub"(in 222 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 107 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 46 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

Current Employee - Team Leader

I have been working at Costa full-time for more than a year

Pros

If you have an amazing team to work with it is an amazing job.

Cons

If you have a team with lack of chemistry between staff then it can feel like an awkward first date every day at work

Job Postings

Costa has 232 more recently posted open jobs than J D Wetherspoon.