Compare Best Buy vs Apple BETA

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

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Apple

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)
3.9
(based on 23049 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 18608 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.7
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.2
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
75%
75%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Apple has 23,723 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Best Buy Sales Associate2324 Salaries
$13/hr
Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate1153 Salaries
$13/hr
Geek Squad Advanced Repair Agent393 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Manager317 Salaries
$148,833/yr
Mac Genius834 Salaries
$23/hr
Specialist1221 Salaries
$18/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • Apple had 21 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2262 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 958 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1741 reviews)
"Great people"(in 810 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 583 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 522 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 543 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 340 reviews)
Featured Review
"Working here"Jan 22, 2021

Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I worked at Best Buy full-time

Pros

Was worth while. Team atmosphere. Learned valuable life skills

Cons

Pay could have been better

"Great Job"Jan 24, 2021

Current Employee - Mac + Advisor

I have been working at Apple full-time

Pros

Good work benefits, good pay, work from home, good managers

Cons

stressing, too much dependent on customers

Job Postings

Apple has 3,462 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.