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 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Woolworths Group scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance 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 2238 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2727 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Coles Ceo Steven Cain
87%
87%Steven Cain
Coles employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Woolworths Group employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Woolworths Group Ceo Brad Banducci
81%
81%Brad Banducci
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Woolworths Group employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Coles employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Positive Business Outlook
57%

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 Member636 Salaries
A$22/hr
Customer Service Representative215 Salaries
A$23/hr
Checkout Assistant84 Salaries
A$23/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member619 Salaries
A$22/hr
Customer Service Representative212 Salaries
A$22/hr
Nightfiller120 Salaries
A$23/hr

What Employees Say

  • Coles had 65 more reviews than Woolworths Group that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Woolworths Group had 10 more reviews than Coles that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • Woolworths Group had 4 more reviews than Coles that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 229 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 127 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 164 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 137 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 80 reviews)
"Team members"(in 73 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 84 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 32 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"12 Jun 2021

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

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

Pros

Discount on products for staff

Cons

Poor management and don’t give inportance to staff

Advice to Management

Look after staffs

Current Employee - Fresh Convenience

I have been working at Woolworths Group part-time

Pros

time goes fast and easy

Cons

it is very very cold

Job Postings

Woolworths Group has 531 more recently posted open jobs than Coles.