Compare Primark vs Sports Direct BETA

See how working at Primark vs. Sports Direct 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 Primark vs. Sports Direct. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Primark

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Sports Direct

Employee Ratings

  • Primark scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3362 reviews)
Primark employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 974 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Primark employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Primark employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Primark employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
80%
80%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 52% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sports Direct Ceo Mike Ashley
28%
28%Mike Ashley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Primark employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 33% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
17%

Salaries

Primark has 1,987 more total submitted salaries than Sports Direct.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Assistant489 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant340 Salaries
£7/hr
Customer Assistant48 Salaries
£7/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager30 Salaries
£29,026/yr
Casual Sales Assistant169 Salaries
£6/hr
Customer Assistant15 Salaries
£6/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Primark.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Sports Direct.
  • "No discount" was the most mentioned Con at Primark.
  • "Zero hour contract" was the most mentioned Con at Sports Direct.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 239 reviews)
"Overtime available"(in 124 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 72 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 31 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No discount"(in 133 reviews)
"No staff discount"(in 131 reviews)
Cons
"Zero hour contract"(in 113 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review
"Excellent"8 Jul 2020

Former Employee - Customer Assistant

I worked at Primark part-time

Pros

Lots of overtime Great management Good training

Cons

Can not think of any cons. Quit due to location

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Sports Direct part-time for less than a year

Pros

- Great working environment - Various jobs - Flexible working - Great learning experience

Cons

None I can think of

Job Postings

Primark has 255 more recently posted open jobs than Sports Direct.