Compare Best Buy vs The Home Depot BETA

See how working at Best Buy vs. The Home Depot 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 Best Buy vs. The Home Depot. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Best Buy

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The Home Depot

Employee Ratings

  • The Home Depot scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 25561 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 29022 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.5
The Home Depot employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.9
The Home Depot employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
52%
52%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
The Home Depot Ceo Craig Menear
85%
85%Craig Menear
The Home Depot employees rated their CEO Approval 33% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
The Home Depot employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
The Home Depot employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.

Salaries

The Home Depot has 18 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
HR-officer1 Salaries
A$65,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
A$60,000/yr
Assistant Manager1 Salaries
A$20/hr
Software Engineer1 Salaries
A$106,263/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at The Home Depot.
  • The Home Depot had 15 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2293 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 983 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 984 reviews)
"Part time"(in 958 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 587 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 532 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 991 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 602 reviews)
Featured Review
"Assistant"26 Feb 2016

I have been working at Best Buy

Pros

Good work ethic and nice people

Cons

Travel takes a long time since it is far away

Advice to Management

Very good

"Great"1 Mar 2021

Current Employee - ICT Engineer

I have been working at The Home Depot full-time

Pros

It's a not so bad let me tell you.

Cons

It is work, work needs to be done.

Job Postings

The Home Depot has 19,357 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.