Compare Kroger vs Whole Foods Market BETA

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

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Whole Foods Market

Employee Ratings

  • Whole Foods Market 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 12789 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 10700 reviews)
Whole Foods Market employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.4
Whole Foods Market employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Whole Foods Market employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.3
Whole Foods Market employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.1
Whole Foods Market employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.5
Whole Foods Market employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kroger Ceo Rodney McMullen
45%
45%Rodney McMullen
CEO Approval
Whole Foods Market Ceo John Mackey
50%
50%John Mackey
Whole Foods Market employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Whole Foods Market employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Whole Foods Market employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Kroger employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Kroger has 4,620 more total submitted salaries than Whole Foods Market.
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Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member1702 Salaries
$16/hr
Team Leader227 Salaries
$27/hr
Specialty Team Leader70 Salaries
$23/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Kroger.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Whole Foods Market.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Kroger.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Whole Foods Market.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 508 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 449 reviews)
Pros
"Team members"(in 880 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 516 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 373 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 352 reviews)
Cons
"Team members"(in 692 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 376 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Cashier

I worked at Kroger part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Shift leaders and management cared about employees

Cons

Wages were lower and raises were not offered frequently

"Great company!"Mar 21, 2021

Former Employee - Front End Team Member

I worked at Whole Foods Market part-time

Pros

Great company with good benefits

Cons

Nothing, I enjoyed working there

Job Postings

Kroger has 1,879 more recently posted open jobs than Whole Foods Market.