Compare Best Buy vs Walmart BETA

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

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Walmart

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)
3.9
(based on 22335 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 56633 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
76%
76%Corie Barry
Best Buy employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
67%
67%Doug McMillon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

Walmart has 31,877 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1294 Salaries
$13/hr
Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate527 Salaries
$12/hr
General Manager259 Salaries
$102,603/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1581 Salaries
$11/hr
Assistant Store Manager1594 Salaries
$50,707/yr
Assistant Manager1691 Salaries
$50,812/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • Walmart had 617 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • Walmart had 1,046 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2237 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 944 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2638 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1416 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 575 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 517 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1563 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1192 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Nov 25, 2020

Current Employee - Geek Squad Manager

I have been working at Best Buy full-time

Pros

Great Pay, Amazing Benefits, Covid Plan was presented the second day of Covid

Cons

I cannot think of any cons

Current Employee - Stoker, Forklift Picker

I have been working at Walmart full-time

Pros

I know how to work fork lift unload and load with jack any kind select pick all

Cons

Currently maintace at Walmart Auburn

Job Postings

Walmart has 88,089 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.