Compare Walmart vs Publix BETA

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

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Publix

Employee Ratings

  • Publix 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)
3.3
(based on 92931 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 13333 reviews)
Publix employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.9
Publix employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Publix employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.3
Publix employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.4
Publix employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.8
Publix employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
63%
63%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
Publix Ceo Todd Jones
70%
70%Todd Jones
Publix employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Publix employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Publix employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walmart has 109,051 more total submitted salaries than Publix.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3597 Salaries
$13/hr
Sales Associate2842 Salaries
$13/hr
Department Manager1341 Salaries
$17/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier1806 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier286 Salaries
$12/hr
Manager81 Salaries
$53,844/yr

What Employees Say

  • Walmart had 3,916 more reviews than Publix that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Walmart had 1,896 more reviews than Publix that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 4524 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 2081 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 932 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 608 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2325 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 1755 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 444 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 429 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Senior Supervisor

I worked at Walmart part-time

Pros

I enjoyed this position and recommend it.

Cons

Customers can be very challenging.

"A Change of Life"May 24, 2022

Current Employee - Senior Instructional Content Developer

I have been working at Publix full-time

Pros

The people here are some of the kindest I’ve ever met. The work environment is fantastic. The free lunch is a great benefit, and being able to work hybrid now is the best.

Cons

Not a lot of position growth.

Advice to Management

Look for ways to better utilize employees strengths.

Job Postings

Walmart has 20,903 more recently posted open jobs than Publix.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
Walmart company logo21,669 Jobs
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