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 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Target 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)
3.9
(based on 22335 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 38704 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Best Buy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
76%
76%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
78%
78%Brian Cornell
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
54%

Salaries

Target has 22,709 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate527 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate1292 Salaries
$13/hr
General Manager258 Salaries
$102,707/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier1975 Salaries
$13/hr
Sales Associate419 Salaries
$13/hr
Executive Team Leader1433 Salaries
$65,036/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 1,336 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2237 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 944 reviews)
Pros
"Team members"(in 2221 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1665 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 575 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 517 reviews)
Cons
"Team members"(in 1993 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1911 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - FEL

I worked at Best Buy full-time

Pros

Growth opportunities and mgmt is great

Cons

Can’t think of any cons

"Target"Nov 25, 2020

Current Employee - Engineering & Facilities Operations Manager

I have been working at Target full-time

Pros

Inclusive admins diverse company to work for

Cons

Lack of growth in current department

Job Postings

Target has 16,610 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.