Compare Aramark vs Sodexo BETA

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

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Sodexo

Employee Ratings

  • Sodexo 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)
3.3
(based on 7294 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 574 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Aramark Ceo Eric Foss
55%
55%Eric Foss
CEO Approval
Sodexo Ceo Denis Machuel
78%
78%Denis Machuel
Sodexo employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than Aramark employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
55%
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Sodexo employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Aramark employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Aramark has 10,791 more total submitted salaries than Sodexo.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Food Service Manager1150 Salaries
$54,536/yr
District Manager371 Salaries
$87,740/yr
Custodian211 Salaries
$45,136/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Food Service Manager216 Salaries
$50,739/yr
General Manager156 Salaries
$89,161/yr
Custodian Manager118 Salaries
$33,814/yr

What Employees Say

  • Aramark had 104 more reviews than Sodexo that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Aramark had 171 more reviews than Sodexo that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • Aramark had 189 more reviews than Sodexo that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 198 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 191 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 100 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 87 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 267 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 264 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 96 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 75 reviews)
Featured Review
"Student Sales"Mar 24, 2021

Former Employee - Student Sales

I worked at Aramark part-time

Pros

Great place to work at.

Cons

I had no cons at Aramark.

"Overall positive"Apr 27, 2021

Current Intern - Line Cook

I have been working at Sodexo for less than a year

Pros

Overall I enjoyed working at Sodexo as a line cook, everyone was very nice and a low-stress job.

Cons

When the customers came in waves it was stressful but other than that it was nice.

Advice to Management

Give more time for lunch.

Job Postings

Aramark has 12,775 more recently posted open jobs than Sodexo.