Compare Marks & Spencer vs Tesco BETA

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

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Tesco

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Tesco scored higher in 1 area: % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 6118 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 17381 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
76%
76%Steve Rowe
Marks & Spencer employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Ken Murphy
61%
61%Ken Murphy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Marks & Spencer salaries averaged £10,048 higher than Tesco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant1442 Salaries
£10/hr
Sales Assistant371 Salaries
£10/hr
Manager77 Salaries
£30,155/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant3367 Salaries
£10/hr
Sales Assistant524 Salaries
£9/hr
Shift Leader274 Salaries
£11/hr

What Employees Say

  • Tesco had 1,293 more reviews than Marks & Spencer that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Tesco had 505 more reviews than Marks & Spencer that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 627 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 555 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1920 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 737 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 228 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 141 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 733 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 279 reviews)
Featured Review
"great company"8 May 2022

Current Employee - Customer Assistant

I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time

Pros

Set hours to work so no schedule changes without you knowing, amazing managers

Cons

Temporary contract 3 times before getting made permanent - 1 year of working before you are made permanent makes planning ahead (holidays etc) very hard as cant book time off when you aren't... contracted yet

"Good"12 May 2022

Former Employee - Job Captain

I worked at Tesco full-time

Pros

Good job if you like the work

Cons

Bad job if you don’t like the work

Advice to Management

Work harder

Job Postings

Tesco has 3,314 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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