Compare Tesco vs Costa BETA

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

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Costa

Employee Ratings

  • Tesco 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)
3.7
(based on 7893 reviews)
Tesco employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1305 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Tesco employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Tesco employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Tesco employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Tesco employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Dave Lewis
73%
73%Dave Lewis
Tesco employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Costa Ceo Jill McDonald
68%
68%Jill McDonald
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Tesco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Tesco employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Tesco has 7,178 more total submitted salaries than Costa.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant1178 Salaries
£9/hr
Store Manager84 Salaries
£38,523/yr
Sales Assistant112 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Delivery Manager3 Salaries
£49,271/yr
Barista248 Salaries
£8/hr
Sales Assistant1 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Tesco.
  • "Free drinks" was the most mentioned Pro at Costa.
  • Tesco had 232 more reviews than Costa that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 954 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 380 reviews)
Pros
"Free drinks"(in 112 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 330 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 153 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 98 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 45 reviews)
Featured Review
"tesco"25 Sep 2020

Former Employee - Store Assistant

I worked at Tesco part-time

Pros

good pay for under 18

Cons

long, hard, difficult, work, boring

"Manager"24 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Project Manager

I have been working at Costa full-time for more than a year

Pros

Pay rate, good customers food allowance

Cons

Long hours shifts patterns stress

Advice to Management

Na

Job Postings

Tesco has 653 more recently posted open jobs than Costa.