Compare Walmart vs Walgreens BETA

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

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Walgreens

Employee Ratings

  • Walmart scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 60184 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 18171 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
67%
67%Doug McMillon
Walmart employees rated their CEO Approval 35% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walgreens Ceo Stefano Pessina
32%
32%Stefano Pessina
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Walmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
34%

Salaries

Walmart has 39,544 more total submitted salaries than Walgreens.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Pharmacy Manager1206 Salaries
$134,474/yr
Overnight Stocker1976 Salaries
$12/hr
Walmart Sales Associate2347 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician2743 Salaries
$17/hr
Walgreens Store Manager967 Salaries
$47,681/yr
Sales Associate/Cashier203 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • Walmart had 866 more reviews than Walgreens that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Walgreens.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2804 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1467 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 601 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 570 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1626 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1233 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 546 reviews)
"Pharmacist"(in 481 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Customer Service Representative

I worked at Walmart full-time

Pros

Great team members, good environment

Cons

Not enough hours a week

Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician

I worked at Walgreens part-time for more than a year

Pros

Good pay and knowledge were pro’s

Cons

Scheduling and hours were big cons for me

Advice to Management

Be more flexible with scheduling

Job Postings

Walmart has 106,155 more recently posted open jobs than Walgreens.