Compare Best Buy vs Staples BETA

See how working at Best Buy vs. Staples 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 Best Buy vs. Staples. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Best Buy

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Staples

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy 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 23022 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 9309 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Best Buy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Best Buy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
75%
75%Corie Barry
Best Buy employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Staples Ceo Michael Motz
61%
61%Michael Motz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 31% higher than Staples employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
30%

Salaries

Staples has 113 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern1 Salaries
£21,713/yr
Store Manager2 Salaries
£22,941/yr
Customer Assistant1 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Leader15 Salaries
£17,370/yr
Store Associate8 Salaries
£7/hr
Customer Service Associate4 Salaries
£7/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Staples.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Staples.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2262 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 958 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 327 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 297 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 583 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 522 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 265 reviews)
"Part time"(in 244 reviews)
Featured Review
"/"7 Dec 2020

Former Employee - Cashier

I worked at Best Buy part-time

Pros

good experience and good pay

Cons

no bad comment had a great time

"Supply chain"23 Oct 2020

Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst

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

Pros

Great place to work for, good management

Cons

3 sites spread out DC to big

Job Postings

Staples has 4,806 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.