Compare Lowe's vs The Home Depot BETA

See how working at Lowe's vs. The Home Depot 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 Lowe's vs. The Home Depot. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Lowe's

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The Home Depot

Employee Ratings

  • The Home Depot scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 20282 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 22754 reviews)
The Home Depot employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.4
The Home Depot employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.4
The Home Depot employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.3
The Home Depot employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.8
The Home Depot employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Ceo Marvin Ellison
52%
52%Marvin Ellison
CEO Approval
The Home Depot Ceo Craig Menear
79%
79%Craig Menear
The Home Depot employees rated their CEO Approval 27% higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
The Home Depot employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Positive Business Outlook
61%
The Home Depot employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Lowe's has 3 more total submitted salaries than The Home Depot.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant2 Salaries
A$26/hr
Retail Sales Associate1 Salaries
A$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Data Analyst1 Salaries
A$34/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Pro at The Home Depot.
  • The Home Depot had 350 more reviews than Lowe's that mentioned "Part time" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 996 reviews)
Pros
"Part time"(in 902 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 883 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 579 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 478 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 929 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 573 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Place"13 Feb 2020

Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I have been working at Lowe's part-time for more than a year

Pros

Great place to work at.

Cons

No cons at all it is a great place.

"Great culture"16 Jan 2020

Current Employee - Operations Manager

I have been working at The Home Depot full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Varied and adult workplace in retail

Cons

Long hours Standing up in store

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work

Job Postings

The Home Depot has 3,184 more recently posted open jobs than Lowe's.