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.
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Marks & Spencer

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Boots

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer 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)
3.8
(based on 6120 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 4931 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
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
3.4
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
76%
76%Steve Rowe
Marks & Spencer employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Boots Ceo Sebastian James
63%
63%Sebastian James
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Marks & Spencer salaries averaged £5,055 higher than Boots.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant1441 Salaries
£10/hr
Sales Assistant368 Salaries
£10/hr
Store Manager95 Salaries
£38,150/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant654 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant165 Salaries
£9/hr
Assistant Manager156 Salaries
£22,987/yr

What Employees Say

  • Marks & Spencer had 171 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Marks & Spencer had 268 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • Marks & Spencer had 18 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 627 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 555 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 456 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 287 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 228 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 141 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 210 reviews)
"Boots"(in 204 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Customer Assistant Marks and Spenccers

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

Pros

Great and flexible hours with friendly managers and amazing pay

Cons

Some customers are brutal to the staff

Advice to Management

Always take your member of staff’s side in a customer complaint

"Ok"4 May 2022

Former Contractor - Sales Assistant

I worked at Boots

Pros

Friendly staff who support others

Cons

Lunch breaks akward no proper place to sit

Job Postings

Boots has 2,420 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.
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