Compare Coles vs Woolworths Group BETA

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

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Woolworths Group

Employee Ratings

  • Coles scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1518 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1849 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Coles Ceo John Durkan
80%
80%John Durkan
CEO Approval
Woolworths Group Ceo Brad Banducci
80%
80%Brad Banducci
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Coles employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Woolworths Group employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
53%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Coles salaries averaged A$0 higher than Woolworths Group.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member117 Salaries
A$23/hr
Customer Service Representative39 Salaries
A$23/hr
Night Fill26 Salaries
A$23/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member97 Salaries
A$22/hr
Customer Service Representative39 Salaries
A$23/hr
Longlife Assistant12 Salaries
A$23/hr

What Employees Say

  • Coles had 43 more reviews than Woolworths Group that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Coles and Woolworths Group both have 112 total submitted reviews for "Flexible hours".
  • Coles had 3 more reviews than Woolworths Group that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 191 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 112 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 148 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 112 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 69 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 68 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 65 reviews)
"Store managers"(in 29 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"19 Oct 2020

Current Employee - Duty Manager

I have been working at Coles full-time

Pros

Great company that’s fast paced

Cons

Occasionally bad management or team members

Advice to Management

Review store management

"It's greta"1 Oct 2020

Former Employee - Home Entertainment Specialist

I worked at Woolworths Group part-time for more than a year

Pros

Great people with a great team in the couple stores I worked in at once

Cons

When there isn't any team work or any real connection with coworkers or any acknowledgement of achievement with the team

Advice to Management

Bring your co-workers more together and bond more to improve their time in the workplace otherwise everyone is having a hard time and no one gets along

Job Postings

Woolworths Group has 937 more recently posted open jobs than Coles.