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 3 areas: Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2883 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 4510 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 12% higher than Waitrose employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Waitrose Ceo Sharon White
76%
76%Sharon White
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Waitrose employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than John Lewis & Partners employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Waitrose has 1,717 more total submitted salaries than John Lewis & Partners.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Selling Assistant137 Salaries
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Sales Assistant276 Salaries
£9/hr
Customer Assistant30 Salaries
£9/hr
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Supermarket Assistant804 Salaries
£10/hr
Sales Assistant255 Salaries
£9/hr
Customer Assistant227 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • Waitrose had 414 more reviews than John Lewis & Partners that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • John Lewis & Partners had 3 more reviews than Waitrose that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 178 reviews)
"Environment to work"(in 160 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 592 reviews)
"John lewis"(in 282 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 135 reviews)
"John lewis"(in 76 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 132 reviews)
"Waitrose"(in 127 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Foodhall Assistant

I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great perk such as free food and coffee.

Cons

Hours can sometimes be unsociable.

"Fantastic"5 Jan 2022

Former Employee - Checkout Assistant

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

Pros

Very supportive staff, very understanding of disability and willing to support and learn the best and safest ways to carry out my job.

Cons

Customers can be exceptionally rude - especially around peak times of the year E.g. Christmas, Easter

Job Postings

Waitrose has 160 more recently posted open jobs than John Lewis & Partners.

There are currently no open jobs at either company.