Compare Lidl vs Co-op BETA

See how working at Lidl vs. Co-op 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 Lidl vs. Co-op. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Lidl

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Co-op

Employee Ratings

  • Lidl scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Co-op scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 587 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1132 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Lidl employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Co-op employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.7
Work-life balance
3.1
Co-op employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.7
Co-op employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lidl Ceo Christian Härtnagel
75%
75%Christian Härtnagel
CEO Approval
Co-op Ceo Steve Murrells
77%
77%Steve Murrells
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Lidl employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Co-op employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

Co-op has 64 more total submitted salaries than Lidl.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager84 Salaries
£43,735/yr
Customer Assistant130 Salaries
£9/hr
Assistant Team Manager15 Salaries
£36,405/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Team Member139 Salaries
£8/hr
Customer Service Team Member31 Salaries
£8/hr
Team Manager52 Salaries
£21,660/yr

What Employees Say

  • Lidl had 165 more reviews than Co-op that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Lidl had 129 more reviews than Co-op that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 247 reviews)
"Gutes gehalt"(in 69 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 82 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 39 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 173 reviews)
"De travail"(in 71 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 44 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 33 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Specialist

I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than a year

Pros

- Comprehensive training plans - Great level of autonomy within roles - Strong one team culture - Open communications within departments and regions

Cons

People lead business which is fantastic, but IT systems could be more advanced.

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at Co-op full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

A great place to work, making a difference to local communities. Flex time and good varied benefits. Understanding and approachable managers

Cons

None really it is a great place to work

Job Postings

Lidl has 21,323 more recently posted open jobs than Co-op.