Compare Argos vs Primark BETA

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

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Primark

Employee Ratings

  • Argos scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • Primark scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, 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)
3.6
(based on 1223 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3439 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Argos employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Argos Ceo Mike Coupe
63%
63%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
81%
81%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than Argos employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
36%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Argos employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Primark has 258 more total submitted salaries than Argos.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant5 Salaries
€10/hr
Stockroom Assistant4 Salaries
€11/hr
Customer Advisor10 Salaries
€10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant42 Salaries
€11/hr
Retail Assistant28 Salaries
€10/hr
Customer Service Representative2 Salaries
€12/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Argos.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Primark.
  • "Headsets" was the most mentioned Con at Argos.
  • "No discount" was the most mentioned Con at Primark.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 63 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 51 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 246 reviews)
"Overtime available"(in 127 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Headsets"(in 45 reviews)
"Rota"(in 43 reviews)
Cons
"No discount"(in 134 reviews)
"No staff discount"(in 132 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Stock Manager

I have been working at Argos full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Great team Spirit in store

Cons

Not too great customer s

Advice to Management

N/a

"Primark"10 Aug 2020

Former Employee - Sales Assistant

I worked at Primark part-time for more than a year

Pros

Good pay. Workable hours. Good work conditions.

Cons

Tiring and repetitive work. Not all staff are friendly to new staff.

Job Postings

Primark has 100 more recently posted open jobs than Argos.