Compare Marks & Spencer vs Boots BETA

See how working at Marks & Spencer vs. Boots 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 Marks & Spencer vs. Boots. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
Marks & Spencer company icon

Marks & Spencer

Boots company icon

Boots

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 4437 reviews)
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3515 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
80%
80%Steve Rowe
Marks & Spencer employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Boots Ceo Sebastian James
70%
70%Sebastian James
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Marks & Spencer salaries averaged £108 higher than Boots.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant1244 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant243 Salaries
£9/hr
Store Manager91 Salaries
£32,663/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant839 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant120 Salaries
£8/hr
Store Manager126 Salaries
£32,338/yr

What Employees Say

  • Marks & Spencer had 216 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • Marks & Spencer had 98 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Marks & Spencer and Boots both have 147 total submitted reviews for "Long hours".
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 441 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 440 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 342 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 225 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 147 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 122 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 147 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 79 reviews)
Featured Review
"M&S review"13 May 2021

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than a year

Pros

Supportive and encouraging with career progression Staff discount 20%

Cons

No particular cons to note

Former Employee - Healthcare Advisor

I worked at Boots full-time

Pros

Good team to work with and good company benefits

Cons

Very busy work depending on the store

Job Postings

Boots has 1,222 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.