Compare Coles vs Telstra BETA

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

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Telstra

Employee Ratings

  • Coles scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Telstra scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1310 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1573 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
4.1
Telstra employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Coles employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Coles Ceo John Durkan
69%
69%John Durkan
Coles employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Telstra Ceo Andrew Penn
55%
55%Andrew Penn
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Coles employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Coles employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

Telstra has 430 more total submitted salaries than Coles.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Graduate21 Salaries
A$80,000/yr
Business Analyst13 Salaries
A$98,506/yr
Computer Programming19 Salaries
A$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Graduate51 Salaries
A$64,337/yr
General Manager54 Salaries
A$212,780/yr
Technology Specialist28 Salaries
A$91,010/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Coles.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Telstra.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Coles.
  • "Restructures" was the most mentioned Con at Telstra.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 173 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 107 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 248 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 227 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 65 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 63 reviews)
Cons
"Restructures"(in 61 reviews)
"Red tape"(in 54 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Graduate

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

Pros

one of the biggest companies in australia

Cons

can be long work hours

Former Employee - Legal Counsel

I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great culture and great people

Cons

It sometimes feel like it’s still a government organisation

Job Postings

Telstra has 9 more recently posted open jobs than Coles.