Compare Debenhams vs Primark BETA

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

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Primark

Employee Ratings

  • Primark scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 1726 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3439 reviews)
Primark employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.5
Career Opportunities
3.1
Primark employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
3.3
Primark employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Debenhams Ceo Sergio Bucher
48%
48%Sergio Bucher
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
81%
81%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 33% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
46%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Primark employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
20%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Primark has 253 more total submitted salaries than Debenhams.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Manager10 Salaries
€34,279/yr
Retail Sales Associate1 Salaries
€10/hr
Supervisor1 Salaries
€10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant42 Salaries
€11/hr
Retail Assistant28 Salaries
€10/hr
Department Manager6 Salaries
€41,542/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Debenhams.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Primark.
  • "Credit card" was the most mentioned Con at Debenhams.
  • "No discount" was the most mentioned Con at Primark.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 199 reviews)
"Friendly staff"(in 97 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 246 reviews)
"Overtime available"(in 127 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit card"(in 141 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 59 reviews)
Cons
"No discount"(in 134 reviews)
"No staff discount"(in 132 reviews)
Featured Review
"Staff"27 Nov 2019

Former Contractor - Sales Advisor

I worked at Debenhams for less than a year

Pros

- Excellent place to work to gain experience in customer service and general merchandising.

Cons

I had no issues working within Debenhams, it was a great experience

"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 396 more recently posted open jobs than Debenhams.