Compare Post Office vs Defra BETA

See how working at Post Office vs. Defra 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 Post Office vs. Defra. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Post Office

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Defra

Employee Ratings

  • Defra scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 355 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 87 reviews)
Defra employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Post Office employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.9
Defra employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.0 higher than Post Office employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.3
Defra employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Post Office employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.6
Defra employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Post Office employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
4.1
Defra employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Post Office employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Post Office Ceo Nick Read
66%
66%Nick Read
CEO Approval
Defra Ceo Tamara Finkelstein
100%
100%Tamara Finkelstein
Defra employees rated their CEO Approval 34% higher than Post Office employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
93%
Defra employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 31% higher than Post Office employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Defra employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than Post Office employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Post Office has 189 more total submitted salaries than Defra.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Post Office Clerk16 Salaries
£9/hr
Financial Services Specialist9 Salaries
£24,259/yr
Project Manager8 Salaries
£34,777/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Administrative Officer2 Salaries
£20,459/yr
Economist4 Salaries
£40,402/yr
Project Manager3 Salaries
£49,954/yr

What Employees Say

  • Defra had 2 more reviews than Post Office that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Post Office.
  • "Civil service" was the most mentioned Con at Defra.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 29 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 13 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 22 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 11 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"Civil service"(in 4 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"It’s great"13 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Human Resources Manager

I have been working at Post Office full-time for more than a year

Pros

Lovely people to work with

Cons

Things move slowly there and it feels like you’re hitting a brick wall

Current Contractor - Senior Project Manager

I have been working at Defra

Pros

Flexible working Friendly environment Support home working

Cons

Like any government organisation there is a lot of process to get anything done

Job Postings

Defra has 12 more recently posted open jobs than Post Office.