Compare Specsavers vs Vision Express BETA

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

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Vision Express

Employee Ratings

  • Specsavers 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)
3.4
(based on 706 reviews)
Specsavers employees rated their Overall Rating 1.1 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.3
(based on 37 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Specsavers employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Specsavers employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Specsavers employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Specsavers employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Specsavers employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Specsavers Ceo Doug Perkins
77%
77%Doug Perkins
Specsavers employees rated their CEO Approval 45% higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Vision Express Ceo Leonard C Emrick
32%
32%Leonard C Emrick
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Specsavers employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 33% higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
20%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Specsavers employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than Vision Express employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
25%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Specsavers salaries averaged £9,193 higher than Vision Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Optical Assistant83 Salaries
£16,089/yr
Lab Technician10 Salaries
£16,775/yr
Store Manager10 Salaries
£24,438/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Optical Assistant5 Salaries
£14,092/yr
Lab Technician1 Salaries
£15,623/yr
Retail Assistant1 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great team" was the most mentioned Pro at Specsavers.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Specsavers.
Pros
Pros
"Great team"(in 26 reviews)
"Good team"(in 23 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 44 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review
"Decent"12 Oct 2020

Current Employee - General Manager

I have been working at Specsavers full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

I am rich from working there

Cons

There’s none you’ll get bare rich cuz

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Vision Express part-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great team Professional Supportive Great atmosphere

Cons

There were no cons, thoroughly enjoyed my time with them.

Job Postings

Specsavers has 1,007 more recently posted open jobs than Vision Express.