Compare Marks & Spencer vs Primark BETA

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

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Primark

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Primark scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2988 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3336 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
74%
74%Steve Rowe
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
80%
80%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Marks & Spencer has 432 more total submitted salaries than Primark.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager38 Salaries
£38,070/yr
Customer Assistant444 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant133 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Assistant487 Salaries
£8/hr
Customer Assistant48 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Assistant340 Salaries
£7/hr

What Employees Say

  • Marks & Spencer had 72 more reviews than Primark that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • "M amp s" was the most mentioned Con at Marks & Spencer.
  • "No discount" was the most mentioned Con at Primark.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 382 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 310 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 238 reviews)
"Overtime available"(in 123 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"M amp s"(in 114 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 113 reviews)
Cons
"No discount"(in 133 reviews)
"No staff discount"(in 131 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Assistant Designer

I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time

Pros

Good team morale, fabulous colleagues, feel valuable to the company

Cons

Hard to Progress through the levels

"Very good"30 Apr 2020

Current Contractor - Retail Sales Associate

I have been working at Primark for more than a year

Pros

Good work ethics. Really happy

Cons

None so far. Loving it

Job Postings

Primark has 331 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.