Compare Tesco vs Co-op BETA

See how working at Tesco vs. Co-op 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 Tesco vs. Co-op. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Tesco

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Co-op

Employee Ratings

  • Tesco scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Co-op scored higher in 2 areas: Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 7892 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1261 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Tesco employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Co-op employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Tesco employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Co-op employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Dave Lewis
73%
73%Dave Lewis
CEO Approval
Co-op Ceo Steve Murrells
80%
80%Steve Murrells
Co-op employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Tesco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Co-op employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Tesco employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Co-op employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

Tesco has 6,966 more total submitted salaries than Co-op.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant1170 Salaries
£9/hr
Store Manager84 Salaries
£38,523/yr
Checkout Assistant81 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Team Member32 Salaries
£8/hr
Customer Team Member147 Salaries
£8/hr
Team Manager55 Salaries
£21,799/yr

What Employees Say

  • Tesco had 855 more reviews than Co-op that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Tesco had 282 more reviews than Co-op that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • Tesco had 119 more reviews than Co-op that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 954 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 380 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 99 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 43 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 330 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 153 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 48 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 34 reviews)
Featured Review
"Nice"27 Aug 2020

Current Employee - Customer Service Agent

I have been working at Tesco part-time

Pros

Nice nice nice nice nice

Cons

Don't offer term time hours for working parents . I'm pretty sure it could be doable. Students wants summer holiday work and parents need to be off with the kids.

"It's good"14 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Customer Team Member

I have been working at Co-op part-time for less than a year

Pros

- Caring, honest management - Friendly, tight team - Diverse jobs while at work

Cons

- Sometimes get stuck on till for hours - Customers can be difficult (but management has had my back every time)

Job Postings

Tesco has 259 more recently posted open jobs than Co-op.