Compare Lowe's Home Improvement vs Party City BETA

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

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Party City

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's Home Improvement 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)
3.5
(based on 23639 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1970 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Home Improvement Ceo Marvin Ellison
67%
67%Marvin Ellison
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Party City Ceo Jim Harrison
51%
51%Jim Harrison
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
50%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
24%

Salaries

Lowe's Home Improvement has 37,137 more total submitted salaries than Party City.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Specialist Flooring2448 Salaries
$17/hr
CSA Lowes1750 Salaries
$14/hr
Department Manager Lowes1412 Salaries
$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate219 Salaries
$9/hr
Customer Service Representative5 Salaries
$10/hr
General Manager163 Salaries
$63,947/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Fun environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Party City.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Party City.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1522 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1089 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 113 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 103 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 609 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 530 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 98 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 96 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Jan 15, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I have been working at Lowe's Home Improvement part-time for less than a year

Pros

Love it great job .. love

Cons

It’s cold all of my the time

Former Employee - Seasonal Associate

I worked at Party City part-time for less than a year

Pros

Lots of movement throughout the shift, helping people (plan their celebration),

Cons

No benefits unless the job is permanent.

Advice to Management

Stay friendly, upbeat and encouraging!

Job Postings

Lowe's Home Improvement has 24,312 more recently posted open jobs than Party City.