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: Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits 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 2672 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 4078 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
John Lewis & Partners Ceo Sharon White
88%
88%Sharon White
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Waitrose employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Waitrose Ceo Sharon White
81%
81%Sharon White
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Waitrose employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than John Lewis & Partners employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Waitrose has 1,452 more total submitted salaries than John Lewis & Partners.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Manager48 Salaries
£29,793/yr
Sales Assistant247 Salaries
£9/hr
Customer Assistant24 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Supermarket Assistant663 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant221 Salaries
£9/hr
Customer Service Assistant195 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
"Employee Owned"24 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Change Manager

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

Pros

Collaborative, strong comms, inclusive, progressive, fun.

Cons

Slow paced at times, pockets of hierarchical behaviour.

Current Employee - Stock Assistant

I have been working at Waitrose part-time

Pros

Partnership Bonus Great friendly community

Cons

Can't think of any as it's my first job

Job Postings

Waitrose has 4 more recently posted open jobs than John Lewis & Partners.