Compare Kohl's vs Petco BETA

See how working at Kohl's vs. Petco 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 Kohl's vs. Petco. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Kohl's

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Petco

Employee Ratings

  • Kohl's 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)
3.6
(based on 11365 reviews)
Kohl's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 3488 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Kohl's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Kohl's employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Kohl's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
79%
79%Michelle Gass
Kohl's employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Petco Ceo Ron Coughlin
66%
66%Ron Coughlin
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Kohl's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
49%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

Kohl's has 7,130 more total submitted salaries than Petco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate1551 Salaries
$10/hr
Customer Service Associate276 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Floor Associate682 Salaries
$10/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Kohl's.
  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at Petco.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Kohl's.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at Petco.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 769 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 612 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 382 reviews)
"Pets to work"(in 96 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 380 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 352 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 388 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 188 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Experience"Jan 14, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Floor Associate

I worked at Kohl's part-time

Pros

Works with Disabilities, Get to work in multiple areas, A lot of moving around, Great management

Cons

Requires using a noisy ear piece that rarely work properly

Advice to Management

Get more employees for holidays

Current Employee - Assistant Retail Manager

I have been working at Petco full-time

Pros

Competitive pay and a caring company

Cons

It's retail so you have to work with the public

Job Postings

Petco has 9,175 more recently posted open jobs than Kohl's.