Compare PetSmart vs Petco BETA

See how working at PetSmart vs. Petco 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 PetSmart vs. Petco. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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PetSmart

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Petco

Employee Ratings

  • PetSmart scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Petco scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 7327 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 4709 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
PetSmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
PetSmart employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
PetSmart Ceo J.K. Symancyk
49%
49%J.K. Symancyk
CEO Approval
Petco Ceo Ron Coughlin
61%
61%Ron Coughlin
Petco employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than PetSmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
PetSmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
50%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

PetSmart has 2,597 more total submitted salaries than Petco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Pet Care Associate571 Salaries
$12/hr
Store Manager493 Salaries
$83,058/yr
Engagement Manager Leader344 Salaries
$35,589/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Dog Groomer440 Salaries
$23,858/yr
Assistant Store Manager245 Salaries
$50,273/yr
Guest Experience322 Salaries
$29,753/yr

What Employees Say

  • PetSmart had 93 more reviews than Petco that mentioned "Working with animals" as a Pro.
  • PetSmart had 212 more reviews than Petco that mentioned "Animals" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 561 reviews)
"Animal"(in 211 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 468 reviews)
"Petco"(in 260 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Animals"(in 677 reviews)
"Dogs"(in 495 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 465 reviews)
"Petco"(in 303 reviews)
Featured Review
"People first"May 19, 2022

Current Employee - Store Leader

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

Pros

Developing people, interaction with pets and people.

Cons

Sometimes long hours. Can't make everyone happy.

"Awesome"Mar 30, 2022

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Petco full-time for less than a year

Pros

Work is awesome, wish my managers where more willing to help me.

Cons

Pay isn’t that great but there was a increase so it’s getting better

Job Postings

PetSmart has 12,163 more recently posted open jobs than Petco.
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