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.
Starbucks company icon

Starbucks

Build-A-Bear company icon

Build-A-Bear

Employee Ratings

  • Starbucks scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, 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.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 26695 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 701 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
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Starbucks Ceo Kevin Johnson
76%
76%Kevin Johnson
Starbucks employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Build-A-Bear Ceo Sharon John
67%
67%Sharon John
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Starbucks employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Starbucks employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than Build-A-Bear employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Starbucks has 68 more total submitted salaries than Build-A-Bear.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista - Starbucks10 Salaries
€9/hr
Shop Assistant1 Salaries
€20/hr
Commercial Parts Sales1 Salaries
€1,485/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager1 Salaries
€30,391/yr
Shop Assistant1 Salaries
€10/hr
Sales Lead1 Salaries
€10,871/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 2986 reviews)
"Free coffee"(in 2786 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 60 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 708 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 643 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 38 reviews)
"Part time"(in 33 reviews)
Featured Review
"Very good"27 Mar 2020

Current Employee - Barista

I have been working at Starbucks full-time for less than a year

Pros

Sociable hours decent pay like working with people

Cons

Tough work and sometimes hours can be long

Former Employee - Bear Builder

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

Pros

Staff discount 20% normally and 50% at Christmas Fun work environment

Cons

Repetitive work Music in store gets a bit much

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work

Job Postings

Starbucks has 43,785 more recently posted open jobs than Build-A-Bear.