Compare Ulta Beauty vs Petco BETA

See how working at Ulta Beauty vs. Petco 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 Ulta Beauty vs. Petco. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Ulta Beauty

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Employee Ratings

  • Ulta Beauty 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)
3.5
(based on 8811 reviews)
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 4823 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ulta Beauty Ceo Mary Dillon
73%
73%Mary Dillon
Ulta Beauty employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Petco Ceo Ron Coughlin
59%
59%Ron Coughlin
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Ulta Beauty employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
49%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
40%

Salaries

Ulta Beauty has 3,047 more total submitted salaries than Petco.
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Salaries for similar jobs
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$72,263/yr
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$13/hr
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$21/hr
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$64,311/yr
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$51,082/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Ulta Beauty.
  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at Petco.
  • "Ulta" was the most mentioned Con at Ulta Beauty.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at Petco.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 501 reviews)
"Ulta"(in 327 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 468 reviews)
"Petco"(in 260 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Ulta"(in 404 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 290 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 465 reviews)
"Petco"(in 303 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Hairstylist

I worked at Ulta Beauty full-time for less than a year

Pros

Good environment, great coworkers, nice place to work

Cons

Pay scale can be confusing

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at Petco full-time

Pros

One of the pros may be the employee discount

Cons

Having to clean up after the pets is not the best part of work

Job Postings

Petco has 1,590 more recently posted open jobs than Ulta Beauty.
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