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 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Waitrose scored higher in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2159 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 3235 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
John Lewis & Partners Ceo Sharon White
94%
94%Sharon White
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Waitrose employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Waitrose Ceo Sharon White
90%
90%Sharon White
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Waitrose employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than John Lewis & Partners employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, John Lewis & Partners salaries averaged £0 higher than Waitrose.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Waitrose Supermarket Assistant68 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant202 Salaries
£8/hr
Customer Service Advisor15 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Waitrose Supermarket Assistant1061 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant155 Salaries
£8/hr
Customer Service Assistant174 Salaries
£8/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

Former Employee - Sales Partner

I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time for less than a year

Pros

Huge emphasis on teamwork, loved the community, received lots of help

Cons

Admin was very centralised and hard to get my head around the systems used; but in time I picked it up

Advice to Management

N/A

"good job"2 Mar 2021

Former Employee - Customer Assistant

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

Pros

was really easy job to do

Cons

some of the hours were bad

Job Postings

Waitrose has 48 more recently posted open jobs than John Lewis & Partners.