Compare Safeway vs Trader Joe's BETA

See how working at Safeway vs. Trader Joe's 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 Safeway vs. Trader Joe's. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Safeway

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Trader Joe's

Employee Ratings

  • Trader Joe'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)
3.2
(based on 6400 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 4728 reviews)
Trader Joe's employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.8
Trader Joe's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Trader Joe's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.2 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
4.0
Trader Joe's employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.8
Trader Joe's employees rated their Senior Management 1.0 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
4.3
Trader Joe's employees rated their Culture & Values 1.4 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Safeway Ceo Vivek Sankaran
56%
56%Vivek Sankaran
CEO Approval
Trader Joe's Ceo Dan Bane
80%
80%Dan Bane
Trader Joe's employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
49%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Trader Joe's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 37% higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Trader Joe's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 35% higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Safeway has 3,072 more total submitted salaries than Trader Joe's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Courtesy Clerk464 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager52 Salaries
$19/hr
Head Clerk46 Salaries
$22/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1372 Salaries
$16/hr
Manager47 Salaries
$57,203/yr
Section Leader32 Salaries
$18/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Safeway.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Trader Joe's.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Safeway.
  • "Crew members" was the most mentioned Con at Trader Joe's.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 181 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 174 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 296 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 236 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 167 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 134 reviews)
Cons
"Crew members"(in 204 reviews)
"Captain"(in 155 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Sep 20, 2021

Current Employee - Deli Clerk

I have been working at Safeway full-time

Pros

Good company to work for

Cons

Not a lot of room to grow

"Good team"Sep 22, 2021

Current Employee - Trade Crew

I have been working at Trader Joe's full-time

Pros

Pay is great for working at a grocery store

Cons

Long hours on your feet

Job Postings

Safeway has 11,027 more recently posted open jobs than Trader Joe's.