Compare Whole Foods Market vs Walmart BETA

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

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Walmart

Employee Ratings

  • Whole Foods Market scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Walmart scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 12624 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 79633 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Whole Foods Market Ceo John Mackey
46%
46%John Mackey
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
65%
65%Doug McMillon
Walmart employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than Whole Foods Market employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Whole Foods Market employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Positive Business Outlook
48%

Salaries

Walmart has 86,105 more total submitted salaries than Whole Foods Market.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier1097 Salaries
$15/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier121 Salaries
$15/hr
Buyer199 Salaries
$18/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier2828 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate2453 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager1273 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • Walmart had 2,411 more reviews than Whole Foods Market that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Whole Foods Market.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 880 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 516 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 692 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 376 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I have been working at Whole Foods Market part-time for more than a year

Pros

Coworkers are the coolest people.

Cons

Since Amazon, WFM is very metrics driven

Former Employee - Customer Host

I worked at Walmart full-time

Pros

A starter job, some perks

Cons

Higher ups tend to be unfair when it comes to work loads

Job Postings

Walmart has 7,466 more recently posted open jobs than Whole Foods Market.