Compare Tesco vs Waitrose BETA

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

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Waitrose

Employee Ratings

  • Waitrose scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 10448 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 3235 reviews)
Waitrose employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Waitrose employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.9
Waitrose employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Dave Lewis
78%
78%Dave Lewis
CEO Approval
Waitrose Ceo Sharon White
90%
90%Sharon White
Waitrose employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Waitrose employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
54%

Salaries

Tesco has 5 more total submitted salaries than Waitrose.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Shift Leader1 Salaries
£10/hr
Customer Assistant1 Salaries
£8/hr
Software Developer1 Salaries
€55,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Waitrose Supermarket Assistant1 Salaries
£7/hr

What Employees Say

  • Tesco had 841 more reviews than Waitrose that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Tesco had 344 more reviews than Waitrose that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1243 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 480 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 402 reviews)
"John lewis"(in 216 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 432 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 180 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 88 reviews)
"Part time"(in 67 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Intern - Software Engineer

I have been working at Tesco for less than a year

Pros

Work culture, work life balance

Cons

Nothing as such. I can only think of positive things

Former Employee - Data Analyst

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

Pros

Excellent environment to work in. Great people, great team work.

Cons

Too many reorganisations/transformations in the last year or so which results in job security issues.

Job Postings

Tesco has 463 more recently posted open jobs than Waitrose.