Compare IKEA vs MEC Canada BETA

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

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MEC Canada

Employee Ratings

  • IKEA 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)
3.8
(based on 1735 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 307 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
IKEA employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than MEC Canada employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
IKEA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than MEC Canada employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
IKEA employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than MEC Canada employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
IKEA employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than MEC Canada employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IKEA Ceo Javier Quiñones
78%
78%Javier Quiñones
CEO Approval
MEC Canada Ceo Eric Claus
77%
77%Eric Claus
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
IKEA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than MEC Canada employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
IKEA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than MEC Canada employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

IKEA has 4,682 more total submitted salaries than MEC Canada.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager23 Salaries
$79,453/yr
Inventory Specialist19 Salaries
$21/hr
Receptionist16 Salaries
$32,875/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager1 Salaries
$63,153/yr
Inventory Analyst1 Salaries
CA$80,267/yr
Actuarial Analyst1 Salaries
$74,663/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at IKEA.
  • "Pro deals" was the most mentioned Pro at MEC Canada.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at IKEA.
  • "Mec" was the most mentioned Con at MEC Canada.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 370 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 249 reviews)
Pros
"Pro deals"(in 28 reviews)
"Mec"(in 28 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 85 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
"Mec"(in 29 reviews)
"Head office"(in 14 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Aug 18, 2021

Former Employee - Business Support

I worked at IKEA full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Work life balance is great and inclusion is a top priority

Cons

Complacency, educational opportunities and lack of motivation at times lowered morale.

Advice to Management

Promote within.

"poor leadership"Feb 22, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at MEC Canada full-time

Pros

benefits and my manager and team leads

Cons

better communication and decision making on products and promotions

Job Postings

IKEA has 5,162 more recently posted open jobs than MEC Canada.