Compare Lidl vs Iceland Foods BETA

See how working at Lidl vs. Iceland Foods 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. Iceland Foods. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Lidl

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Iceland Foods

Employee Ratings

  • Lidl scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 666 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 808 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Lidl employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Iceland Foods employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lidl employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Iceland Foods employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
2.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Lidl employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Iceland Foods employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lidl Ceo Christian Härtnagel
74%
74%Christian Härtnagel
Lidl employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Iceland Foods employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Iceland Foods Ceo Malcolm C. Walker
62%
62%Malcolm C. Walker
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Lidl employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Iceland Foods employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Lidl employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Iceland Foods employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Lidl salaries averaged £3,165 higher than Iceland Foods.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager96 Salaries
£44,681/yr
Customer Assistant157 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant33 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager98 Salaries
£35,188/yr
Customer Assistant7 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant63 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • Lidl had 204 more reviews than Iceland Foods that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Lidl had 161 more reviews than Iceland Foods that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 278 reviews)
"Good salary"(in 76 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 74 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 30 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 187 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 72 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 45 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 26 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.

"good job"15 Jul 2020

Former Employee - Retail Assistant

I worked at Iceland Foods part-time

Pros

varied experiences learnt on the job

Cons

lots of dedication needed intense

Job Postings

Lidl has 26,389 more recently posted open jobs than Iceland Foods.