Compare Specsavers vs Boots Opticians BETA

See how working at Specsavers vs. Boots Opticians 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 Specsavers vs. Boots Opticians. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Specsavers

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Boots Opticians

Employee Ratings

  • Specsavers 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.
  • Boots Opticians scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 652 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 210 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Specsavers employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Specsavers employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Specsavers employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Specsavers employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Specsavers Ceo Doug Perkins
73%
73%Doug Perkins
Specsavers employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Boots Opticians Ceo James Arrow
64%
64%James Arrow
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
Specsavers employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
45%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Specsavers employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
21%

Salaries

Specsavers has 344 more total submitted salaries than Boots Opticians.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Optical Assistant67 Salaries
£16,277/yr
Administrator3 Salaries
£17,180/yr
Store Manager9 Salaries
£24,221/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Optical Consultant29 Salaries
£17,363/yr
Practice Manager15 Salaries
£28,842/yr
Assistant Manager7 Salaries
£19,755/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great team" was the most mentioned Pro at Specsavers.
  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Boots Opticians.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Specsavers.
  • "Shop floor" was the most mentioned Con at Boots Opticians.
Pros
Pros
"Great team"(in 23 reviews)
"Good team"(in 22 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 21 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 41 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 24 reviews)
Cons
"Shop floor"(in 9 reviews)
"Short staffed"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good place"1 Sep 2020

Current Contractor - Optometrist

I have been working at Specsavers

Pros

Friendly environment Close to home

Cons

Sometimes face angry customers which makes it harder to communicate

Former Employee - Trainee Optical Assistant

I worked at Boots Opticians full-time

Pros

A very supportive emoloyer who values you and your contribution.

Cons

None to add really my experience was a positive one

Job Postings

Specsavers has 963 more recently posted open jobs than Boots Opticians.