Compare Best Buy vs Office Depot BETA

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

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Office Depot

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy 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)
3.8
(based on 25059 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 5678 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
54%
54%Corie Barry
Best Buy employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Office Depot Ceo Gerry Smith
41%
41%Gerry Smith
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 26% higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 28% higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
24%

Salaries

Best Buy has 26,795 more total submitted salaries than Office Depot.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Best Buy Sales Associate3110 Salaries
$15/hr
Customer Service Specialist1393 Salaries
$15/hr
Merchandising Specialist486 Salaries
$26,719/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate421 Salaries
$10/hr
Customer Service Specialist I347 Salaries
$10/hr
Store Manager383 Salaries
$68,038/yr

What Employees Say

  • Best Buy had 813 more reviews than Office Depot that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Office Depot.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2293 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 983 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 170 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 169 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 587 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 532 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 186 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 136 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"Apr 14, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Person

I have been working at Best Buy full-time

Pros

Great culture and positive attitudes

Cons

Not enough pay for how hard they want you to work, also it's very hard to move up and get good raises

"Great Company!"Apr 8, 2021

Current Employee - Senior Category Manager

I have been working at Office Depot full-time

Pros

Flexible, Leadership, Team, Caring, Collaboration

Cons

There is a lot to manage with not enough support

Job Postings

Best Buy has 4,150 more recently posted open jobs than Office Depot.