Compare IKEA vs The Container Store BETA

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

Employee Ratings

  • IKEA scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
  • The Container Store scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1811 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1331 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
IKEA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than The Container Store employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.7
The Container Store employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than IKEA employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IKEA Ceo Javier Quiñones
75%
75%Javier Quiñones
CEO Approval
The Container Store Ceo Satish Malhotra
84%
84%Satish Malhotra
The Container Store employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than IKEA employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
The Container Store employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than IKEA employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
The Container Store employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than IKEA employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IKEA has 3,435 more total submitted salaries than The Container Store.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate97 Salaries
$14/hr
Visual Merchandiser118 Salaries
$22/hr
Team Leader41 Salaries
$25/hr
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$14/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at IKEA.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Pro at The Container Store.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at IKEA.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at The Container Store.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 457 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 358 reviews)
Pros
"Part time"(in 120 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 101 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 105 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 101 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 118 reviews)
"Container store"(in 78 reviews)
Featured Review
"very nice job"Jan 12, 2022

Former Contractor - Customer Service Representative

I worked at IKEA for less than a year

Pros

i really loved the hours

Cons

some customers got really mad because of the return policy

Advice to Management

none really just wish i couldve gotta hired on permanet

"Review"Dec 2, 2021

Current Employee - Cashier

I have been working at The Container Store part-time

Pros

good people, good hours, nice staff, nice discounts

Cons

It was overly busy during the holidays with no additional help

Job Postings

IKEA has 3,873 more recently posted open jobs than The Container Store.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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IKEA Food Cashier - FTCollege Park, MD
11 days ago
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The Container Store company logo261 Jobs
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Visual ManagerOxnard, CA
30+ days ago
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