Compare IKEA vs Lidl BETA

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

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Lidl

Employee Ratings

  • IKEA scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Lidl scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, CEO Approval 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)
3.8
(based on 300 reviews)
IKEA employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 694 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
IKEA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
IKEA employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
IKEA employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IKEA Ceo Jesper Brodin
74%
74%Jesper Brodin
CEO Approval
Lidl Ceo Christian Härtnagel
75%
75%Christian Härtnagel
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
IKEA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Lidl employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than IKEA employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Lidl has 701 more total submitted salaries than IKEA.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
IKEA Customer Relations Co-Worker13 Salaries
£9/hr
IKEA FOOD Co-worker15 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Co-Worker37 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant163 Salaries
£9/hr
Store Manager96 Salaries
£44,681/yr
Sales Assistant33 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at IKEA.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lidl.
  • Lidl had 23 more reviews than IKEA that mentioned "Hard work" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 211 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 278 reviews)
"Good salary"(in 76 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 76 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 49 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 187 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 72 reviews)
Featured Review
"IKEA review"9 Oct 2020

Current Employee - IKEA Co-Worker

I have been working at IKEA part-time for less than a year

Pros

Very friendly and welcoming environment, as well as good pay and paid breaks

Cons

Honestly don't have a bad word to say about them

Current Employee - Retail Assistant

I have been working at Lidl part-time

Pros

They sell great quality products at a price that is affordable to anyone.

Cons

There isn't a lot of staff in the supermarkets.

Advice to Management

To offer more opportunities for younger people wishing to get more work experience.

Job Postings

Lidl has 23,219 more recently posted open jobs than IKEA.