Compare Lowe's vs AutoNation BETA

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

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AutoNation

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • AutoNation scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 22488 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1230 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lowe's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than AutoNation employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Lowe's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than AutoNation employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Ceo Marvin Ellison
62%
62%Marvin Ellison
CEO Approval
AutoNation Ceo Mike Jackson
67%
67%Mike Jackson
AutoNation employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Lowe's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than AutoNation employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Positive Business Outlook
48%

Salaries

Lowe's has 35,253 more total submitted salaries than AutoNation.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Specialist Flooring2351 Salaries
$17/hr
CSA Lowes1775 Salaries
$13/hr
Department Manager Lowes1325 Salaries
$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate107 Salaries
$28,429/yr
SERVICE ADVISOR47 Salaries
$39,731/yr
Business Development Associate17 Salaries
$64,261/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's.
  • "Dealership" was the most mentioned Pro at AutoNation.
  • Lowe's had 406 more reviews than AutoNation that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1486 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1064 reviews)
Pros
"Dealership"(in 69 reviews)
"Great company"(in 36 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 600 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 518 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 112 reviews)
"Pay plan"(in 89 reviews)
Featured Review
"401k"Dec 21, 2020

Former Employee - Loss Prevention

I worked at Lowe's full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

I invested in Lowe’s stock while I worked there for my 401k. It has outperformed any of the other growth fund options they have available.

Cons

My wife and I had a child. I didn’t want to work retail hours anymore.

"One team"Dec 23, 2020

Current Employee - Sales Manager

I have been working at AutoNation full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Process driven , cares about all employees, outstanding training and all tools needed to be successful, a lot of potential growth

Cons

New technology softwares and hardware

Job Postings

Lowe's has 20,362 more recently posted open jobs than AutoNation.