Compare The Hershey Company vs Acosta BETA

See how working at The Hershey Company vs. Acosta 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 Hershey Company vs. Acosta. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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The Hershey Company

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Acosta

Employee Ratings

  • The Hershey Company scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Acosta scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1047 reviews)
The Hershey Company employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Acosta employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 1943 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
The Hershey Company employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Acosta employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
The Hershey Company employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.4 higher than Acosta employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Acosta employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than The Hershey Company employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
The Hershey Company employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Acosta employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
The Hershey Company employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than Acosta employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The Hershey Company Ceo Michele Buck
89%
89%Michele Buck
The Hershey Company employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than Acosta employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Acosta Ceo Brian Wynne
59%
59%Brian Wynne
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
The Hershey Company employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Acosta employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
The Hershey Company employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than Acosta employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, The Hershey Company salaries averaged $49,240 higher than Acosta.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Merchandiser66 Salaries
$34,958/yr
Retail Sales Representative349 Salaries
$44,149/yr
Senior Manager13 Salaries
$174,882/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Merchandiser621 Salaries
$30,310/yr
Retail Sales Representative261 Salaries
$31,473/yr
Unit Manager91 Salaries
$44,486/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at The Hershey Company.
  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Acosta.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at The Hershey Company.
  • "No raises" was the most mentioned Con at Acosta.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 56 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 40 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 146 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 87 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 52 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 28 reviews)
Cons
"No raises"(in 263 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 105 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Senior Replenishment Planner

I worked at The Hershey Company full-time for more than a year

Pros

Working for the largest candy company in the US (based on annual revenue), is exciting, challenging, and always keeps you on your toes. The brands you have the privilege to represent are bar none.... The corporate HQ's was moved into a former Hershey factory and the interior looks like something out of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory.

Cons

The company's priorities align to hitting Wall Street expectations, usually led by demand planning forecasts. This often creates friction on the retailer/customer-facing teams when they have... opportunities to increase sales, but are told the product is not available--leading to market share insecurities and (sometimes) contentious relationships with the retailer buyers.

Advice to Management

Encourage the supply chain team to take risks in order to allow for increased sales. You'll beat your Wall Street forecasts and grow market share as a result,

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Acosta full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great benefits, awesome co-workers, and four day work week.

Cons

Low Pay not enough money to live on independently.

Advice to Management

More pay and additional training for new hires.

Job Postings

Acosta has 3,226 more recently posted open jobs than The Hershey Company.