Compare Best Buy vs Staples BETA

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

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Staples

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Staples scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
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 0.5 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 9891 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
54%
54%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
Staples Ceo Michael Motz
60%
60%Michael Motz
Staples employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 24% higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
32%

Salaries

Best Buy has 19,491 more total submitted salaries than Staples.
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General Manager447 Salaries
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What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Staples.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Staples.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2293 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 983 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 333 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 306 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 587 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 532 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 266 reviews)
"Part time"(in 248 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great People!"May 8, 2021

Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant

I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than a year

Pros

Highly Recommended, Great ability to learn about the latest tech

Cons

Pay is biweekly, hours can vary

"consulting"May 6, 2021

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at Staples full-time

Pros

contracting with clients for meaningful work at competitive consulting level

Cons

administration of own business was time consuming

Job Postings

Staples has 528 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.