Compare Optical Express vs Vision Express BETA

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

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Vision Express

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.
  • Vision Express scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 291 reviews)
Optical Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 64 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Optical Express employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Optical Express employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Optical Express employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Optical Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Optical Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Optical Express Ceo David Moulsdale
61%
61%David Moulsdale
CEO Approval
Vision Express Ceo Onur Köksal
62%
62%Onur Köksal
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Optical Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 24% higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
36%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Optical Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
23%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Vision Express salaries averaged £3,464 higher than Optical Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager9 Salaries
£24,703/yr
Optical Assistant8 Salaries
£15,394/yr
Manager12 Salaries
£24,972/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager21 Salaries
£28,820/yr
Optical Assistant13 Salaries
£16,531/yr
Manager3 Salaries
£30,111/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great team" was the most mentioned Pro at Optical Express.
  • "Free glasses" was the most mentioned Pro at Vision Express.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Optical Express.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Vision Express.
Pros
Pros
"Great team"(in 13 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Free glasses"(in 9 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 15 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 7 reviews)
"Head office"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Manager

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

Pros

Focused on delivering safe patient care Outstanding clinical outcomes Beautiful working conditions Environmental focus

Cons

Colleagues need to embrace change

Advice to Management

It is clear that necessary changes are being made just now which is never an easy process for anyone however the changes are for the better.

"Excellent"14 Apr 2020

Current Employee - Retail Associate

I have been working at Vision Express part-time

Pros

Training Career opportunities Team ethics

Cons

There aren't any cons to mention

Job Postings

Vision Express has 212 more recently posted open jobs than Optical Express.