Compare Kroger vs Harbor Freight Tools BETA

See how working at Kroger vs. Harbor Freight Tools 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 Kroger vs. Harbor Freight Tools. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Kroger

Employee Ratings

  • Harbor Freight Tools 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)
3.1
(based on 15231 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2172 reviews)
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.6
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
3.3
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
3.3
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
3.5
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kroger Ceo Rodney McMullen
41%
41%Rodney McMullen
CEO Approval
Harbor Freight Tools Ceo Eric Smidt
79%
79%Eric Smidt
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their CEO Approval 38% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
43%
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 26% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Kroger has 20,840 more total submitted salaries than Harbor Freight Tools.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier1115 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier185 Salaries
$10/hr
Co-Manager146 Salaries
$51,584/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager276 Salaries
$66,318/yr
Sales Associate139 Salaries
$13/hr
Supervisor36 Salaries
$17/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Kroger.
  • "Paid time" was the most mentioned Pro at Harbor Freight Tools.
  • Kroger had 387 more reviews than Harbor Freight Tools that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 640 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 585 reviews)
Pros
"Paid time"(in 110 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 97 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 781 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 474 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 87 reviews)
"Part time"(in 84 reviews)
Featured Review
"Review"Nov 15, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Representative

I worked at Kroger full-time

Pros

Good place to work for.

Cons

Takes a while to move up in company.

"Pretty chill"Jan 10, 2022

Former Employee - Retail/Sales Supervisor

I worked at Harbor Freight Tools full-time for more than a year

Pros

Some of the staff was was fun to work with pay was decent.

Cons

Stupid customers constantly not understand that coupons don’t exist anymore

Advice to Management

Bring back coupons

Job Postings

Kroger has 7,249 more recently posted open jobs than Harbor Freight Tools.
Recent Jobs
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