Compare Royal Mail vs Scottish Government BETA

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

Employee Ratings

  • Scottish Government 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 1455 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 86 reviews)
Scottish Government employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.7
Scottish Government employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Scottish Government employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.3
Scottish Government employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
3.5
Scottish Government employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.9
Scottish Government employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Royal Mail Ceo Rico Back
32%
32%Rico Back
CEO Approval
Scottish Government Ceo Nicola Sturgeon
85%
85%Nicola Sturgeon
Scottish Government employees rated their CEO Approval 53% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Scottish Government employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
33%
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Scottish Government employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 35% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Royal Mail has 1,375 more total submitted salaries than Scottish Government.
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£36,365/yr
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£39,000/yr
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C2 Team Leader5 Salaries
£29,938/yr
Policy Officer7 Salaries
£30,000/yr
Administrative Assistant2 Salaries
£20,727/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Royal Mail.
  • "Flexible working" was the most mentioned Pro at Scottish Government.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Royal Mail.
  • "Permanent staff" was the most mentioned Con at Scottish Government.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 196 reviews)
"Early finish"(in 60 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 21 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 38 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 34 reviews)
Cons
"Permanent staff"(in 4 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review
"good place"2 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Crew Member

I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

Pros

hard job but easy money and really enjoing

Cons

cons its a really good job nothing to say

Current Employee - Policy Manager

I have been working at Scottish Government full-time

Pros

Interesting, intellectually engaging work with good work life balance and team culture.

Cons

Busy at the moment due to covid. Can be beaurocratic.

Job Postings

Scottish Government has 57 more recently posted open jobs than Royal Mail.