Compare Superdrug vs Boots BETA

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

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Boots

Employee Ratings

  • Superdrug scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Boots scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 794 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2789 reviews)
Boots employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Superdrug employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
3.1
Boots employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Superdrug employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Superdrug Ceo Peter Macnab
70%
70%Peter Macnab
CEO Approval
Boots Ceo Sebastian James
68%
68%Sebastian James
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Boots employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Superdrug employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Superdrug employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Boots salaries averaged £363 higher than Superdrug.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant6 Salaries
£6/hr
Sales Assistant81 Salaries
£7/hr
Assistant Manager42 Salaries
£20,423/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant412 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant70 Salaries
£8/hr
Assistant Manager71 Salaries
£21,508/yr

What Employees Say

  • Boots had 115 more reviews than Superdrug that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • Boots had 83 more reviews than Superdrug that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 82 reviews)
"Good discount"(in 59 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 302 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 197 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 42 reviews)
"Beauty cards"(in 38 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 125 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 68 reviews)
Featured Review
":)"22 Sep 2020

Former Employee - Assistant Manager

I worked at Superdrug full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good place to work, ok salary and bonus scheme.

Cons

Extra hours unpaid but to be expected in retail

Former Employee - Healthcare Advisor

I worked at Boots full-time

Pros

Good team to work with and good company benefits

Cons

Very busy work depending on the store

Job Postings

Boots has 1,312 more recently posted open jobs than Superdrug.