Compare UniFirst vs Cintas BETA

See how working at UniFirst vs. Cintas 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 UniFirst vs. Cintas. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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UniFirst

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Cintas

Employee Ratings

  • UniFirst 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)
3.9
(based on 994 reviews)
UniFirst employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Cintas employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 3696 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
UniFirst employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Cintas employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
UniFirst employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Cintas employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
UniFirst employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Cintas employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
UniFirst Ceo Steven S. Sintros
91%
91%Steven S. Sintros
UniFirst employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Cintas employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Cintas Ceo Scott D. Farmer
82%
82%Scott D. Farmer
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
UniFirst employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Cintas employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
UniFirst employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Cintas employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
65%

Salaries

Cintas has 4,551 more total submitted salaries than UniFirst.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Outside Sales Representative352 Salaries
$43,648/yr
District Service Manager41 Salaries
$57,992/yr
Maintenance9 Salaries
$43,930/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Representative449 Salaries
$47,935/yr
Management Trainee288 Salaries
$51,454/yr
SSR201 Salaries
$39,933/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great training" was the most mentioned Pro at UniFirst.
  • "Good benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Cintas.
  • Cintas had 87 more reviews than UniFirst that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great training"(in 67 reviews)
"Great company"(in 67 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 212 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 210 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 84 reviews)
"Sales rep"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 171 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 160 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Route Service Manager

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

Pros

Great office culture Work life balance Upward motivation and growth Fair and balanced company

Cons

Sometimes dependent on outside sources in a time of pandemic or post pandemic which slows supply chains- this is not unique to any business right now IMO

Current Employee - Market Sales Manager

I have been working at Cintas full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Incredible training and development program. Continue to invest in progressive development. Only promote from within with great work life balance.

Cons

Cintas is a blue collar company

Job Postings

Cintas has 2,187 more recently posted open jobs than UniFirst.