Compare Sainsbury’s vs Waitrose BETA

See how working at Sainsbury’s vs. Waitrose 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 Sainsbury’s vs. Waitrose. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Sainsbury’s

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Waitrose

Employee Ratings

  • Waitrose 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)
3.6
(based on 10553 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5132 reviews)
Waitrose employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Waitrose employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.7
Waitrose employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.3
Waitrose employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.9
Waitrose employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sainsbury’s Ceo Mike Coupe
54%
54%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Waitrose Ceo Sharon White
66%
66%Sharon White
Waitrose employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Waitrose employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Waitrose employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Sainsbury’s has 23 more total submitted salaries than Waitrose.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager1 Salaries
$3,962/mo
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
$11/hr
Retired1 Salaries
£11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager1 Salaries
CA$41,547/yr
Customer Service Agent1 Salaries
$14/hr
Supermarket Assistant1 Salaries
£10/hr

What Employees Say

  • Sainsbury’s had 209 more reviews than Waitrose that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Sainsbury’s had 115 more reviews than Waitrose that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 801 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 248 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 592 reviews)
"John lewis"(in 282 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 247 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 146 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 132 reviews)
"Waitrose"(in 127 reviews)
Featured Review
"Yes"Feb 13, 2022

Current Intern - Upper Management

I have been working at Sainsbury’s

Pros

Fun happy good fair free

Cons

Bad upper down blast care

"Friendly Team"Jan 4, 2022

Former Employee - Retail Till Operator

I worked at Waitrose full-time

Pros

Friendly helpful team and good management

Cons

Not much room for progression within a short time frame

Job Postings

Sainsbury’s has 755 more recently posted open jobs than Waitrose.

There are currently no open jobs at either company.