Compare Best Buy vs Target BETA

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

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Target

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Target scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 27704 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 52758 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
48%
48%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
78%
78%Brian Cornell
Target employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Target employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Target has 47,007 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Merchandising Specialist388 Salaries
$27,670/yr
Sales Associate1854 Salaries
$15/hr
General Manager314 Salaries
$107,331/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3004 Salaries
$15/hr
Sales Associate1066 Salaries
$15/hr
Executive Team Leader1698 Salaries
$69,375/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • Target had 1,377 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2293 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 983 reviews)
Pros
"Team members"(in 2280 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1895 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 587 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 532 reviews)
Cons
"Team members"(in 2049 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1964 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"Jun 16, 2021

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I have been working at Best Buy

Pros

Good pay, good people working

Cons

Hard work, takes too much time

"Great benefits"Nov 25, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Target part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good pay, pto, great benefits

Cons

Long hours are difficult to navigate

Advice to Management

None

Job Postings

Target has 11,263 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.