Compare J Sainsbury vs Argos BETA

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

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Argos

Employee Ratings

  • J Sainsbury scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Argos scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 4546 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1223 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
J Sainsbury employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Argos employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.2
Argos employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J Sainsbury Ceo Mike Coupe
57%
57%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Argos Ceo Mike Coupe
63%
63%Mike Coupe
Argos employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
J Sainsbury employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Argos employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Argos has 63 more total submitted salaries than J Sainsbury.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Accountant1 Salaries
€20,257/yr
Clothing Assistant1 Salaries
£7/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Advisor10 Salaries
€10/hr
Sales Assistant5 Salaries
€10/hr
Stockroom Assistant4 Salaries
€11/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at J Sainsbury.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Argos.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at J Sainsbury.
  • "Headsets" was the most mentioned Con at Argos.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 493 reviews)
"Environment to work"(in 165 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 63 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 51 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 155 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 136 reviews)
Cons
"Headsets"(in 45 reviews)
"Rota"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at J Sainsbury part-time

Pros

Loved the fixed shift patterns meant I could plan around things

Cons

Progression is looked at new entrants rather than current staff

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

Job Postings

Argos has 221 more recently posted open jobs than J Sainsbury.