Compare Lowe's vs Cole Hardware BETA

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

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Cole Hardware

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Cole Hardware scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 21677 reviews)
Lowe's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Cole Hardware employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 12 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Lowe's employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.1 higher than Cole Hardware employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Lowe's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Cole Hardware employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Lowe's employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Cole Hardware employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Ceo Marvin Ellison
60%
60%Marvin Ellison
Lowe's employees rated their CEO Approval 41% higher than Cole Hardware employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Cole Hardware Ceo Rick Karp
19%
19%Rick Karp
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Lowe's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than Cole Hardware employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Lowe's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than Cole Hardware employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
23%

Salaries

Lowe's has 36,389 more total submitted salaries than Cole Hardware.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Store Manager925 Salaries
$59,802/yr
Department Manager653 Salaries
$20/hr
Sales Specialist371 Salaries
$18/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier, Floor Associate1 Salaries
$15/hr
Manager1 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Associate2 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Lowe's.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1441 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1037 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 591 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 501 reviews)
Featured Review
"Cashier"Oct 23, 2020

Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I worked at Lowe's full-time

Pros

Great company to work for.

Cons

Nothing negative about the company

Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I worked at Cole Hardware full-time

Pros

Working with great people and management

Cons

The shifts were organized in weird times

Job Postings

Lowe's has 27,742 more recently posted open jobs than Cole Hardware.