Compare Michaels vs Hobby Lobby BETA

See how working at Michaels vs. Hobby Lobby 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 Michaels vs. Hobby Lobby. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Michaels

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Hobby Lobby

Employee Ratings

  • Hobby Lobby scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 5191 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2529 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Hobby Lobby employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Michaels employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Michaels Ceo Ashley Buchanan
56%
56%Ashley Buchanan
CEO Approval
Hobby Lobby Ceo David Green
56%
56%David Green
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Hobby Lobby employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Michaels employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Hobby Lobby salaries averaged $9,294 higher than Michaels.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier644 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier445 Salaries
$10/hr
Department Manager346 Salaries
$40,049/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier317 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier127 Salaries
$11/hr
Co- Manager200 Salaries
$67,928/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Michaels.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Hobby Lobby.
  • Michaels had 124 more reviews than Hobby Lobby that mentioned "Part time" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 412 reviews)
"Craft"(in 208 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 266 reviews)
"Closed on sundays"(in 195 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 237 reviews)
"Coupons"(in 181 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 113 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 94 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Michaels part-time for less than a year

Pros

Being around so many different mediums/tools/supplies is great for inspiration if you're an artist.

Cons

The only con is dealing with rude customers from time to time, but every place has those.

Advice to Management

Being energetic and upbeat is contagious!

"Love my job"Jun 16, 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Nurse Manager

I have been working at Hobby Lobby full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Good benefits, Competitive rates, positive work environment

Cons

Work life balance, need more time off

Job Postings

Michaels has 6,194 more recently posted open jobs than Hobby Lobby.