Compare Coles vs BI-LO BETA

See how working at Coles vs. BI-LO 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 Coles vs. BI-LO. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Coles

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BI-LO

Employee Ratings

  • Coles 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)
3.7
(based on 1336 reviews)
Coles employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 508 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Coles employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Coles employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Coles employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Coles employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Coles employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Coles Ceo John Durkan
73%
73%John Durkan
Coles employees rated their CEO Approval 27% higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
BI-LO Ceo Anthony Hucker
46%
46%Anthony Hucker
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Coles employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
44%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Coles employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than BI-LO employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
33%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • Coles had 87 more reviews than BI-LO that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Coles.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at BI-LO.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 178 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 108 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 21 reviews)
"Great people"(in 20 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 66 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 64 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 29 reviews)
"Part time"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"31 Jul 2020

Former Employee - Casual Sales Assistant

I worked at Coles full-time

Pros

Nice team members Easy work Good hours

Cons

Some customers can be aggressive

Former Employee - Bookkeeper

I worked at BI-LO part-time for more than a year

Pros

Flexibility Good managers Special events (for example: there was a Star Wars event for the new movie and we had storm troopers)

Cons

Pay isn’t great Not a lot of teamwork

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