Compare H&M vs Primark BETA

See how working at H&M vs. Primark 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 H&M vs. Primark. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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H&M

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Primark

Employee Ratings

  • H&M scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Culture & Values.
  • Primark scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 562 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3417 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
H&M employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.3
Primark employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than H&M employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
H&M employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
H&M Ceo Helena Helmersson
75%
75%Helena Helmersson
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
81%
81%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than H&M employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Primark employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than H&M employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than H&M employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Primark has 1,836 more total submitted salaries than H&M.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Visual Merchandiser77 Salaries
£19,659/yr
Sales Assistant113 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Advisor159 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Assistant495 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant349 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Advisor20 Salaries
£7/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at H&M.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Primark.
  • "H amp m" was the most mentioned Con at H&M.
  • "No discount" was the most mentioned Con at Primark.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 284 reviews)
"H amp m"(in 233 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 245 reviews)
"Overtime available"(in 126 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"H amp m"(in 188 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 181 reviews)
Cons
"No discount"(in 133 reviews)
"No staff discount"(in 132 reviews)
Featured Review
"great"5 Aug 2020

Current Employee - Part-time Sales Advisor

I have been working at H&M part-time

Pros

flexible working hours great and friendly team.

Cons

i havent faced any cons during my time at the company

Former Employee - Retail Assistant

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

Pros

Great pay, was 17-19 whilst working there and earning £7+ an hour. Was given plenty of training including on the tills and preventing theft in changing rooms.

Cons

Even when there’s no customers around you’re not allowed to talk to other staff members during your shift even if you’re still working.

Job Postings

H&M has 996 more recently posted open jobs than Primark.