Compare Rite Aid vs Walgreens BETA

See how working at Rite Aid 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 Rite Aid vs. Walgreens. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Rite Aid

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Walgreens

Employee Ratings

  • Rite Aid scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Walgreens scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 4116 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 16203 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Rite Aid Ceo Heyward Donigan
56%
56%Heyward Donigan
Rite Aid employees rated their CEO Approval 28% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walgreens Ceo Stefano Pessina
28%
28%Stefano Pessina
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
45%
% Recommend to a friend
45%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
23%
Positive Business Outlook
31%
Walgreens employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Rite Aid employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walgreens has 15,852 more total submitted salaries than Rite Aid.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Pharmacist2832 Salaries
$68/hr
Store Manager302 Salaries
$55,406/yr
Shift Supervisor383 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician789 Salaries
$18/hr
Store Manager620 Salaries
$65,861/yr
Shift Leader356 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Rite Aid.
  • "Good benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Walgreens.
  • Walgreens had 316 more reviews than Rite Aid that mentioned "Pharmacist" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 137 reviews)
"Pharmacist"(in 116 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 562 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 535 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 231 reviews)
"Pharmacist"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 479 reviews)
"Pharmacist"(in 448 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"May 25, 2020

Former Employee - Supervisor

I worked at Rite Aid full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great flexibility, Great benefits, Employee discount, Benefits

Cons

Busy workplace Limited amount of coverage

"Great place"Aug 12, 2020

Former Employee - Walgreens Cashier

I worked at Walgreens full-time

Pros

Amazing workers Supportive Good pay friendly nice amazing understanding Great co workers

Cons

Long hours tedious work night shifts not amazing work/life balance

Job Postings

Walgreens has 11,555 more recently posted open jobs than Rite Aid.