Compare IKEA vs Lidl BETA

See how working at IKEA vs. Lidl 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 IKEA vs. Lidl. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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IKEA

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Lidl

Employee Ratings

  • IKEA scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Lidl scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1501 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 4697 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
IKEA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
IKEA employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
IKEA employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IKEA Ceo Javier Quiñones
76%
76%Javier Quiñones
CEO Approval
Lidl Ceo Ignazio Paterno
77%
77%Ignazio Paterno
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
IKEA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

IKEA has 3,230 more total submitted salaries than Lidl.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier213 Salaries
$12/hr
Retail Sales Associate162 Salaries
$17/hr
Active Selling Leader115 Salaries
$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Associate52 Salaries
$13/hr
Sales Associate23 Salaries
$13/hr
Associate20 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at IKEA.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lidl.
  • Lidl had 184 more reviews than IKEA that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 370 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 249 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 365 reviews)
"Good salary"(in 91 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 85 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 237 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 93 reviews)
Featured Review
"Vc"May 6, 2021

Current Employee - Cashier

I have been working at IKEA full-time

Pros

Great place to work in

Cons

Love IKEA. Company so much

Advice to Management

Focus on coworkers

"Great"Apr 27, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Lidl full-time

Pros

The pay and environment was great

Cons

No cons..great place to work

Job Postings

Lidl has 20,523 more recently posted open jobs than IKEA.