Compare The Container Store vs REI BETA

See how working at The Container Store vs. REI 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 The Container Store vs. REI. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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The Container Store

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REI

Employee Ratings

  • The Container Store scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • REI scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1331 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2455 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
4.1
REI employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than The Container Store employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.4
REI employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than The Container Store employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The Container Store Ceo Satish Malhotra
84%
84%Satish Malhotra
CEO Approval
REI Ceo Eric Artz
83%
83%Eric Artz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
REI employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than The Container Store employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
72%
REI employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than The Container Store employees rated theirs.

Salaries

REI has 1,977 more total submitted salaries than The Container Store.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate112 Salaries
$14/hr
Retail Sales Associate46 Salaries
$15/hr
Customer Contact Coordinator6 Salaries
$18/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Specialist324 Salaries
$13/hr
Retail Sales Associate170 Salaries
$14/hr
Customer Service Specialist112 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Pro at The Container Store.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at REI.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at The Container Store.
  • "Rei" was the most mentioned Con at REI.
Pros
Pros
"Part time"(in 120 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 101 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 217 reviews)
"Pro deals"(in 155 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 118 reviews)
"Container store"(in 78 reviews)
Cons
"Rei"(in 266 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 161 reviews)
Featured Review
"Review"Dec 2, 2021

Current Employee - Cashier

I have been working at The Container Store part-time

Pros

good people, good hours, nice staff, nice discounts

Cons

It was overly busy during the holidays with no additional help

Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer

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

Pros

Excellent work life balance. Kind coworkers.

Cons

Risk averse, consensus driven, project mentality. Low pay.

Job Postings

REI has 210 more recently posted open jobs than The Container Store.