Compare Apple vs Sears BETA

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

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Sears

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 20956 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 1.2 higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 12891 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Apple employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.1 higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.5 higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Apple employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 1.4 higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
95%
95%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 69% higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sears Ceo Edward S. Lampert
26%
26%Edward S. Lampert
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 46% higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
39%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 61% higher than Sears employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
19%

Salaries

Apple has 47,364 more total submitted salaries than Sears.
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$24/hr
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What Employees Say

  • Apple had 374 more reviews than Sears that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Sears.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 454 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 389 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 580 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 428 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Recruiter

I have been working at Apple full-time

Pros

Work with the best people, as a recruiter candidates will always connect

Cons

The people org in general is terribly under resourced.

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at Sears full-time

Pros

great working environment, learned many customer service skills

Cons

no cons, had to leave after giving birth.

Job Postings

Apple has 1,838 more recently posted open jobs than Sears.