Compare Lowe's vs Petco BETA

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

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Petco

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Petco scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 22733 reviews)
Lowe's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 3509 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Lowe's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lowe's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's 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 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Lowe's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
50%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Lowe's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

Lowe's has 29,411 more total submitted salaries than Petco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Specialist Flooring2381 Salaries
$17/hr
CSA Lowes1792 Salaries
$13/hr
Department Manager Lowes1353 Salaries
$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate303 Salaries
$24,233/yr
Guest Experience687 Salaries
$32,131/yr
Companion Animal Department Manager312 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's.
  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at Petco.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Lowe's.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at Petco.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1486 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1064 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 382 reviews)
"Pets to work"(in 96 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 600 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 518 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 388 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 188 reviews)
Featured Review
"Wonderful Job"Jan 25, 2021

Former Employee - MST Associate

I worked at Lowe's full-time

Pros

Great hours, friendly staff, perfect for anyone that likes to work with their hands

Cons

No cons as long as you enjoy the job

"cashier"Jan 21, 2021

Former Contractor - Cashier

I worked at Petco

Pros

good benefits, good pay, good hours

Cons

time off, management communication, pets

Job Postings

Lowe's has 16,224 more recently posted open jobs than Petco.