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)
3.2
(based on 11500 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1684 reviews)
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 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
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.3
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.2
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.5
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kroger Ceo Rodney McMullen
46%
46%Rodney McMullen
CEO Approval
Harbor Freight Tools Ceo Eric Smidt
80%
80%Eric Smidt
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their CEO Approval 34% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Harbor Freight Tools employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Kroger has 14,540 more total submitted salaries than Harbor Freight Tools.
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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 297 more reviews than Harbor Freight Tools that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 496 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 433 reviews)
Pros
"Paid time"(in 98 reviews)
"Part time"(in 70 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 364 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 349 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 72 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 67 reviews)
Featured Review
"Work in Kroger"Dec 24, 2020

Current Contractor - IOS Software Developer

I have been working at Kroger for more than 3 years

Pros

Nice work environment. Lots of opportunities for E-commerce feature development.

Cons

Bad product team. UI/UX have lots of awful design.

Advice to Management

Focus more on user experience.

"Average"Jan 10, 2021

Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I worked at Harbor Freight Tools part-time

Pros

Good first time job experience. When I worked their I had a good manager that would work with you, as long as you did your job. Good benefits and pay if you manage to snag a full time position.

Cons

Very low hours during slow months, especially if your part time.

Job Postings

Kroger has 5,097 more recently posted open jobs than Harbor Freight Tools.