Compare Lowe's vs Walgreens BETA

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

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Walgreens

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's 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 22718 reviews)
Lowe's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 18171 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lowe's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Lowe's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Ceo Marvin Ellison
63%
63%Marvin Ellison
Lowe's employees rated their CEO Approval 31% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walgreens Ceo Stefano Pessina
32%
32%Stefano Pessina
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Lowe's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Lowe's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
34%

Salaries

Lowe's has 10,641 more total submitted salaries than Walgreens.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Specialist Flooring2378 Salaries
$17/hr
CSA Lowes1791 Salaries
$13/hr
Head Cashier1307 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate/Cashier203 Salaries
$10/hr
Customer Service Associate737 Salaries
$10/hr
Walgreens Store Manager967 Salaries
$47,681/yr

What Employees Say

  • Lowe's had 463 more reviews than Walgreens that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Lowe's.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Walgreens.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1486 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1064 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 601 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 570 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 600 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 518 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 546 reviews)
"Pharmacist"(in 481 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Lowe's full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Fantastic opportunity to advance your career.

Cons

There are always challenges with any position.

Advice to Management

Become laser focused on investing in technology.

Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician

I worked at Walgreens part-time for more than a year

Pros

Good pay and knowledge were pro’s

Cons

Scheduling and hours were big cons for me

Advice to Management

Be more flexible with scheduling

Job Postings

Walgreens has 16,469 more recently posted open jobs than Lowe's.