Compare Kroger vs Walmart BETA

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

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Walmart

Employee Ratings

  • Walmart 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 14840 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 79633 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
2.9
Walmart employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kroger Ceo Rodney McMullen
41%
41%Rodney McMullen
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
65%
65%Doug McMillon
Walmart employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
44%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Walmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walmart has 81,294 more total submitted salaries than Kroger.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier1081 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier179 Salaries
$10/hr
Co-Manager146 Salaries
$50,393/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier2830 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate2453 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager1273 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Kroger.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • Walmart had 893 more reviews than Kroger that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 508 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 449 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 373 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 352 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Courtesy Clerk

I worked at Kroger full-time for more than a year

Pros

Food discounts, cool people to work with, Union.

Cons

Minimum wage. Too much work for what they pay.

Advice to Management

Up the pay

Current Employee - Order Filler

I have been working at Walmart full-time for more than a year

Pros

Workout everyday Good Insurance Great Pay Work 4 days a week

Cons

Soreness associated with lifting items Long hours

Job Postings

Walmart has 7,228 more recently posted open jobs than Kroger.