Compare Target vs Kohl's BETA

See how working at Target vs. Kohl'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 Target vs. Kohl's. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Target

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Kohl's

Employee Ratings

  • Target scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Kohl's scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 40579 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 11380 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Target employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
78%
78%Brian Cornell
CEO Approval
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
79%
79%Michelle Gass
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Target employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Target employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Kohl's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Target has 41,328 more total submitted salaries than Kohl's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Target Team Member5774 Salaries
$15/hr
Executive Team Leader - Hardlines1819 Salaries
$38,977/yr
Sales Associate500 Salaries
$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Floor Associate682 Salaries
$10/hr
POS Associate375 Salaries
$9/hr
Retail Sales Associate1551 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Kohl's.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Target.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Kohl's.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 2254 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1770 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 769 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 612 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 2017 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1941 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 380 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 352 reviews)
Featured Review
"Not bad"Jan 9, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Target part-time for less than a year

Pros

Great company to work for.

Cons

I have no cons. I loved working at Target

"Great management"Oct 19, 2020

Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I have been working at Kohl's part-time

Pros

The work atmosphere is positive and the managers are great at looking after their employees.

Cons

Minimum wage payment for what can be a frustrating job. Customers are often rude and unhappy with you.

Job Postings

Target has 15,041 more recently posted open jobs than Kohl's.