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)
3.4
(based on 67360 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 9511 reviews)
Publix employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.9
Publix employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Publix employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.4
Publix employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.5
Publix employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 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
69%
69%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
Publix Ceo Todd Jones
77%
77%Todd Jones
Publix employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Publix employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Publix employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walmart has 73,167 more total submitted salaries than Publix.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3638 Salaries
$11/hr
Retail Sales Associate2521 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager2420 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier1720 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier143 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager39 Salaries
$56,547/yr

What Employees Say

  • Walmart had 1,067 more reviews than Publix that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Walmart had 1,370 more reviews than Publix that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 751 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 445 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 351 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 306 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great benefits"Apr 21, 2021

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Walmart full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great benefits and good pay

Cons

Stressful at times, have to take on more because there aren't enough people on the team

Former Employee - Cashier

I worked at Publix part-time for less than a year

Pros

Positive environment, good work culture, frequent raises, room to grow, good hours

Cons

Holidays required sometimes, bad experiences with customers from time to time

Job Postings

Walmart has 28,630 more recently posted open jobs than Publix.