Compare Lowe's Home Improvement vs Petco BETA

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

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Petco

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's Home Improvement scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Petco scored higher in 2 areas: 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 28840 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 4239 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Home Improvement Ceo Marvin Ellison
63%
63%Marvin Ellison
CEO Approval
Petco Ceo Ron Coughlin
66%
66%Ron Coughlin
Petco employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
49%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

Lowe's Home Improvement has 41,441 more total submitted salaries than Petco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Department Manager1181 Salaries
$21/hr
Sales Specialist1210 Salaries
$19/hr
Head Cashier1206 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager365 Salaries
$62,138/yr
Sales Associate317 Salaries
$25,634/yr
Assistant Store Manager243 Salaries
$48,236/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at Petco.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at Petco.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1522 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1089 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 392 reviews)
"Pets to work"(in 97 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 609 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 530 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 394 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 188 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Head Cashier

I worked at Lowe's Home Improvement full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Flexible schedule, Advancement to move up

Cons

I had none Just didn't like when rotating schedule was taken but adjusted in time

Current Employee - Guest Advisor

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

Pros

You learn an extensive amount of animal care

Cons

The environment can get stressful

Job Postings

Lowe's Home Improvement has 9,366 more recently posted open jobs than Petco.