Compare Royal Mail vs Argos BETA

See how working at Royal Mail vs. Argos 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 Royal Mail vs. Argos. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Royal Mail

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Argos

Employee Ratings

  • Royal Mail scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Argos 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.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1729 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1721 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Royal Mail employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Argos employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.3
Argos employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.6
Argos employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Royal Mail Ceo Rico Back
28%
28%Rico Back
CEO Approval
Argos Ceo Mike Coupe
65%
65%Mike Coupe
Argos employees rated their CEO Approval 37% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Argos employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Royal Mail has 211 more total submitted salaries than Argos.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Driver299 Salaries
£14/hr
Postman173 Salaries
£23,231/yr
Operations Manager46 Salaries
£38,874/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Delivery Driver149 Salaries
£9/hr
Team Leader16 Salaries
£9/hr
Operations Manager8 Salaries
£21,873/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Royal Mail.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Argos.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Royal Mail.
  • "Headsets" was the most mentioned Con at Argos.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 201 reviews)
"Early finish"(in 60 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 72 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 39 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 36 reviews)
Cons
"Headsets"(in 46 reviews)
"Tills"(in 38 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Casual Mail Sorter

I worked at Royal Mail part-time for less than a year

Pros

Clear instructions given, healthy mix of team and individual work

Cons

Sometimes high volumes of mail can be slow , high concentration needed

Former Employee - Supervisor

I worked at Argos full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

There are many rewards you get.

Cons

Not too many with this company.

Job Postings

Royal Mail has 64 more recently posted open jobs than Argos.