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 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Walmart scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 30348 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 92931 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
50%
50%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
63%
63%Doug McMillon
Walmart employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
48%

Salaries

Walmart has 83,292 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2141 Salaries
$15/hr
Merchandising Specialist389 Salaries
$28,758/yr
General Manager340 Salaries
$111,722/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2839 Salaries
$13/hr
Cashier3588 Salaries
$13/hr
Department Manager1341 Salaries
$17/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2600 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1154 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 4524 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 2081 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 683 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 661 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2325 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 1755 reviews)
Featured Review
"Na"Apr 19, 2022

Current Employee - Technician/Agent Advance Repair

I have been working at Best Buy full-time

Pros

Good ambient, good benefits, good employees discounts

Cons

No overtime, Salary no good

"Best Job!"Feb 11, 2022

Current Employee - Pharmacy Sales Associate

I have been working at Walmart part-time for less than a year

Pros

They will pay for you to go back to school.

Cons

None just so your job.

Job Postings

Walmart has 20,889 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.
Recent Jobs
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