Compare next vs Primark BETA

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

Employee Ratings

  • next scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and Senior Management.
  • Primark scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2278 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3417 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
next employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
next Ceo Simon Wolfson
69%
69%Simon Wolfson
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
81%
81%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than next employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Primark employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than next employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than next employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Primark has 786 more total submitted salaries than next.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant282 Salaries
£7/hr
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£7/hr
Customer Assistant18 Salaries
£7/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
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£7/hr
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£8/hr
Customer Assistant50 Salaries
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What Employees Say

  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at next.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Primark.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at next.
  • "No discount" was the most mentioned Con at Primark.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 223 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 139 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 245 reviews)
"Overtime available"(in 126 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 97 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 63 reviews)
Cons
"No discount"(in 133 reviews)
"No staff discount"(in 132 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Lead Developer

I have been working at next full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great people, good benefits, home working, flexibility, childcare, staff discount. Really good bunch of people with a positive attitude in a positive team environment. Really enjoyed working here,... had to leave due to family circumstances. Would go back given the opportunity.

Cons

No real negatives, if your good at your job & have a positive attitude towards the work.

"Illusion real"1 Mar 2020

Current Employee - Sales Associate

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

Pros

Great work team and friendly

Cons

Fast pace and extreme standing hours

Job Postings

next has 602 more recently posted open jobs than Primark.