Compare Lowe's Home Improvement vs Sonic BETA

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

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Sonic

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's Home Improvement scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Sonic scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 25777 reviews)
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 3742 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Home Improvement Ceo Marvin Ellison
68%
68%Marvin Ellison
CEO Approval
Sonic Ceo Paul Brown
74%
74%Paul Brown
Sonic employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Lowe's Home Improvement has 40,849 more total submitted salaries than Sonic.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Department Manager2859 Salaries
$22/hr
Head Cashier2080 Salaries
$14/hr
Sales Specialist Flooring2346 Salaries
$18/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager540 Salaries
$54,981/yr
Team Member617 Salaries
$21,933/yr
Sales Associate7 Salaries
$9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Sonic.
  • Lowe's Home Improvement had 407 more reviews than Sonic that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1522 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1089 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 234 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 141 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 609 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 530 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 123 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 108 reviews)
Featured Review
"Easy work"May 9, 2021

Current Employee - Department Manager Lowes

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

Pros

Pay Flexible schedule if requested ahead of time

Cons

It's hard to keep workers

"Sonic"May 27, 2021

Former Employee - Car-Hop

I worked at Sonic part-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Tips. Fun. Skating. Free food/drinks

Cons

Hot in summer. Cold in winter.

Advice to Management

Allow credit card tips

Job Postings

Sonic has 7,267 more recently posted open jobs than Lowe's Home Improvement.