Compare Best Buy vs The Home Depot BETA

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

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The Home Depot

Employee Ratings

  • The Home Depot scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 30348 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 37071 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
50%
50%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
The Home Depot Ceo Craig Menear
74%
74%Craig Menear
The Home Depot employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
The Home Depot employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
65%
The Home Depot employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.

Salaries

The Home Depot has 35,698 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Specialist625 Salaries
$14/hr
Sales Associate2143 Salaries
$15/hr
Merchandising Specialist389 Salaries
$28,840/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative6328 Salaries
$34,657/yr
Sales Associate2489 Salaries
$15/hr
Merchandising4082 Salaries
$30,486/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at The Home Depot.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at The Home Depot.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2600 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1154 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1228 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1224 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 683 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 661 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 1100 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 1038 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Job"Apr 20, 2022

Former Employee - Geek Squad, Agent (CIA)

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

Pros

I loved the staff and the environment

Cons

I didn't like how we were pressured at times

"Good"Apr 7, 2022

Current Employee - Registered Nurse, BSN

I have been working at The Home Depot full-time for more than a year

Pros

Got a big salary honestly

Cons

It may be tiring but worth the exhaustion

Advice to Management

Be good in interacting with people

Job Postings

The Home Depot has 23,513 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.
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