Compare Sainsbury’s vs Tesco BETA

See how working at Sainsbury’s vs. Tesco 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 Sainsbury’s vs. Tesco. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Sainsbury’s

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Tesco

Employee Ratings

  • Tesco scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 10235 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 17257 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sainsbury’s Ceo Mike Coupe
56%
56%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Ken Murphy
61%
61%Ken Murphy
Tesco employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Tesco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Tesco employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Tesco has 8,923 more total submitted salaries than Sainsbury’s.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Assistant633 Salaries
£10/hr
Sales Assistant404 Salaries
£10/hr
Trading Assistant658 Salaries
£10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant3351 Salaries
£10/hr
Sales Assistant518 Salaries
£9/hr
Shop Assistant127 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • Tesco had 1,119 more reviews than Sainsbury’s that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Tesco had 486 more reviews than Sainsbury’s that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 801 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 248 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1920 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 737 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 247 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 146 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 733 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 279 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Customer Success Manager

I have been working at Sainsbury’s full-time

Pros

Great opportunities for progression Great for leadership potential

Cons

The different shift working patterns

"Tesco"29 Mar 2022

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative (CSR)

I have been working at Tesco part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

great environment, good holiday, good pay

Cons

there are practically no cons

Job Postings

Tesco has 3,483 more recently posted open jobs than Sainsbury’s.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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Online AssistantCobham, Kent, South East England, England
7 days ago
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Personal AssistantLondon, England
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Store Manager - SupermarketWhitstable, England
3 days ago
Recent Jobs
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Customer AssistantEnfield, England
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