Compare John Lewis & Partners vs Waitrose BETA

See how working at John Lewis & Partners vs. Waitrose 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 John Lewis & Partners vs. Waitrose. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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John Lewis & Partners

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Waitrose

Employee Ratings

  • John Lewis & Partners scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Waitrose scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2467 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 3695 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
John Lewis & Partners Ceo Sharon White
92%
92%Sharon White
CEO Approval
Waitrose Ceo Sharon White
91%
91%Sharon White
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Waitrose employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than John Lewis & Partners employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Waitrose has 1,231 more total submitted salaries than John Lewis & Partners.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Waitrose Supermarket Assistant77 Salaries
£9/hr
Customer Assistant91 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant232 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Waitrose Supermarket Assistant1271 Salaries
£9/hr
Customer Service Assistant529 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant193 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • Waitrose had 273 more reviews than John Lewis & Partners that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • John Lewis & Partners had 13 more reviews than Waitrose that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 129 reviews)
"Environment to work"(in 112 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 402 reviews)
"John lewis"(in 216 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 101 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 88 reviews)
"Part time"(in 67 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Merchandiser

I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time

Pros

Partnership values and democratic model. People are passionate

Cons

Pay is not as great as other uk retailers

"Nice job"13 Jun 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Waitrose part-time for less than a year

Pros

Very friendly work environment, and straightforward

Cons

none that i experienced when working

Job Postings

Waitrose has 39 more recently posted open jobs than John Lewis & Partners.