Compare Sainsbury’s vs Tesco BETA

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

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Tesco

Employee Ratings

  • Tesco scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 10881 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 18488 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sainsbury’s Ceo Mike Coupe
61%
61%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Ken Murphy
68%
68%Ken Murphy
Tesco employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Tesco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Tesco employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Tesco has 850 more total submitted salaries than Sainsbury’s.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Service Assistant1 Salaries
€10/hr
Sales Assistant1 Salaries
€9/hr
Accountant1 Salaries
€22,079/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant110 Salaries
€12/hr
Sales Assistant53 Salaries
€12/hr
Shop Assistant24 Salaries
€12/hr

What Employees Say

  • Tesco had 1,119 more reviews than Sainsbury’s that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Tesco had 486 more reviews than Sainsbury’s that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 801 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 248 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1920 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 737 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 247 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 146 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 733 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 279 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Sainsbury’s 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 - Senior Technical Programmer Manager

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

Pros

Autonomy and ability to flex work

Cons

Can be high pressure at times

Job Postings

Tesco has 2,511 more recently posted open jobs than Sainsbury’s.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
Sainsbury’s company logo1,065 Jobs
Recent Jobs
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