Compare Lowe's vs Sherwin-Williams BETA

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

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Sherwin-Williams

Employee Ratings

  • Sherwin-Williams 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)
3.3
(based on 20282 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3963 reviews)
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.7
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.2
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.2
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.5
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Ceo Marvin Ellison
52%
52%Marvin Ellison
CEO Approval
Sherwin-Williams Ceo John Morikis
76%
76%John Morikis
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Sherwin-Williams employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than Lowe's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Lowe's has 29,510 more total submitted salaries than Sherwin-Williams.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Store Manager912 Salaries
$59,216/yr
Department Manager644 Salaries
$20/hr
Sales Specialist Flooring354 Salaries
$37,218/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager496 Salaries
$58,027/yr
Assistant Manager324 Salaries
$46,125/yr
Sales Associate398 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

  • Lowe's had 739 more reviews than Sherwin-Williams that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Lowe's had 248 more reviews than Sherwin-Williams that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 996 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 283 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 257 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 579 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 478 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 230 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 226 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Morning Stocker

I worked at Lowe's part-time for less than a year

Pros

+Enjoyed putting stock away, felt rewarding to clear pallets +Good team +Time flew by +Won't have to deal with customers for the first half of the shift +Good summer job

Cons

-Will be sore, a lot of manual labor -Deal with one or two bad workers who don't care and bring down the whole team -Will have some bad customers

"A+"Aug 13, 2020

Former Employee - Sherwin Williams - MTP

I worked at Sherwin-Williams full-time for less than a year

Pros

Exercise with the heavy buckets , regular customer

Cons

underpaid , some employees looked for work elsewhere

Job Postings

Lowe's has 17,358 more recently posted open jobs than Sherwin-Williams.