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 3 areas: CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Telstra scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1433 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1670 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Telstra employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Coles employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.1
Telstra employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Coles employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Coles Ceo John Durkan
79%
79%John Durkan
Coles employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Telstra Ceo Andrew Penn
63%
63%Andrew Penn
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Coles employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Coles employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

Telstra has 383 more total submitted salaries than Coles.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Analyst13 Salaries
A$98,853/yr
Customer Service Representative35 Salaries
A$23/hr
Computer Programming19 Salaries
A$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager56 Salaries
A$212,189/yr
Customer Service Representative13 Salaries
A$52,238/yr
Technology Specialist28 Salaries
A$91,331/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 189 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 111 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 260 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 238 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 69 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 67 reviews)
Cons
"Restructures"(in 63 reviews)
"Red tape"(in 57 reviews)
Featured Review
"Coles"3 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Team Member

I have been working at Coles part-time

Pros

Coles is best place to work.

Cons

I don't think so there's any

Current Employee - Graduate

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

Pros

Amazing culture Amazing work Amazing company Amazing pay Amazing impact

Cons

Bureaucracy can be a pain and the sheer size of a bit hard. Also moving up is difficult because no one wants to leave their roles.

Advice to Management

Keep it up!

Job Postings

Telstra has 59 more recently posted open jobs than Coles.