Compare OfficeMax vs Office Depot BETA

See how working at OfficeMax vs. Office Depot 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 OfficeMax vs. Office Depot. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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OfficeMax

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Office Depot

Employee Ratings

  • OfficeMax scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Office Depot scored higher in 4 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 2205 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 5728 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.8
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
OfficeMax Ceo Gerry Smith
41%
41%Gerry Smith
CEO Approval
Office Depot Ceo Gerry Smith
40%
40%Gerry Smith
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
45%
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
30%
OfficeMax employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
24%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, OfficeMax salaries averaged $372 higher than Office Depot.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate206 Salaries
$10/hr
Store Manager189 Salaries
$69,533/yr
Customer Service Representative36 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate423 Salaries
$10/hr
Store Manager385 Salaries
$68,422/yr
Customer Service Specialist I348 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • Office Depot had 89 more reviews than OfficeMax that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Office Depot had 122 more reviews than OfficeMax that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 86 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 81 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 170 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 169 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Office depot"(in 115 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 64 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 186 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 136 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good job"Feb 9, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I worked at OfficeMax part-time

Pros

The job was easy and not hard to get a hang of with good pay

Cons

Management was a little unsure of rules

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at Office Depot full-time

Pros

All good things happening here.

Cons

Nothing to see here that is bad

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