Compare J Sainsbury vs Marks & Spencer BETA

See how working at J Sainsbury vs. Marks & Spencer 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 J Sainsbury vs. Marks & Spencer. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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J Sainsbury

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Marks & Spencer

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 4529 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3051 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J Sainsbury Ceo Mike Coupe
57%
57%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
75%
75%Steve Rowe
Marks & Spencer employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.

Salaries

J Sainsbury has 1,935 more total submitted salaries than Marks & Spencer.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Assistant396 Salaries
£8/hr
General Assistant344 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant95 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
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£9/hr
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What Employees Say

  • J Sainsbury had 172 more reviews than Marks & Spencer that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • J Sainsbury had 38 more reviews than Marks & Spencer that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 490 reviews)
"Environment to work"(in 165 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 388 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 318 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 154 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 136 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 116 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 115 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great job"18 Oct 2019

Current Employee - Store Manager

I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

All of it great comapny

Cons

Only long hours as is all retail

Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant

I have been working at Marks & Spencer part-time

Pros

Training, Salary, Good people, good perks and discounts! Flexible with their hours and very understanding.

Cons

Can be very repetitive in terms of tasks

Job Postings

J Sainsbury has 60 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.