Compare Lowe's Home Improvement vs Kohl's BETA

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

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Kohl's

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's Home Improvement scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Kohl's scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 26693 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 12823 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.4
Kohl's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.2
Kohl's employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.6
Kohl's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Home Improvement Ceo Marvin Ellison
65%
65%Marvin Ellison
CEO Approval
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
72%
72%Michelle Gass
Kohl's employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

Lowe's Home Improvement has 29,608 more total submitted salaries than Kohl's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Specialist1137 Salaries
$19/hr
Assistant Store Manager1148 Salaries
$61,099/yr
Department Manager1156 Salaries
$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1082 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Floor Associate692 Salaries
$10/hr
Area Supervisor190 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Kohl's.
  • Lowe's Home Improvement had 220 more reviews than Kohl's that mentioned "Part time" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1522 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1089 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 781 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 625 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 609 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 530 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 389 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 357 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Lowe's Home Improvement part-time for less than a year

Pros

Bonuses during the COVID pandemic to all seasonal, part, or full-time employees

Cons

Some roles are harder than others, however the pay is the same

Advice to Management

Increase pay/bonuses for associates in lumber, building materials putting in physical labor

"Great Team Work"Jun 30, 2021

Current Intern - Apparel Technical Designer

I have been working at Kohl's

Pros

Always creating new designs for the trends coming in.

Cons

Keeping the same trends not exploring the target market currently thats happening now with Gen Z

Job Postings

Lowe's Home Improvement has 9,835 more recently posted open jobs than Kohl's.