Compare Optical Express vs Boots BETA

See how working at Optical Express 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 Optical Express vs. Boots. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Optical Express

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Boots

Employee Ratings

  • Optical Express scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 288 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2460 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Optical Express employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Optical Express employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Optical Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Optical Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Optical Express Ceo David Moulsdale
67%
67%David Moulsdale
CEO Approval
Boots Ceo Sebastian James
67%
67%Sebastian James
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Optical Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Optical Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
35%

Salaries

Boots has 2,498 more total submitted salaries than Optical Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor1 Salaries
£6/hr
Optical Assistant8 Salaries
£15,337/yr
Manager12 Salaries
£24,881/yr
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£8/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Great team" was the most mentioned Pro at Optical Express.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Boots.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Optical Express.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Boots.
Pros
Pros
"Great team"(in 14 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 277 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 184 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 16 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 116 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 58 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Outbound Sales Agent

I have been working at Optical Express part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Working with great team leaders that motivate you on a Daily basis to hitting your targets. Friendly place. Nice atmosphere

Cons

To be honest nothing really.

Advice to Management

Keep doing a great job. Senior managers -amazing Team leaders- Brilliant Staff- Friendly

Current Employee - Boots Customer Assistant

I have been working at Boots part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Relaxed and enjoyable workplace. Everyone is always positive and everyone helps one another, especially if there are complaints/ problems with customers.

Cons

Only Con is dealing with customer complaints, however, that comes with the job so you just need to know how to communicate and deal with people.

Job Postings

Boots has 1,361 more recently posted open jobs than Optical Express.