Compare Lidl vs Tesco BETA

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

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Tesco

Employee Ratings

  • Lidl scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Tesco scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 368 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 18595 reviews)
Tesco employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Lidl employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.6
Work-life balance
3.4
Tesco employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.5
Tesco employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lidl Ceo Ignazio Paterno
68%
68%Ignazio Paterno
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Ken Murphy
68%
68%Ken Murphy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Tesco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Lidl employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Lidl has 106 more total submitted salaries than Tesco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant134 Salaries
€13/hr
Deputy Store Manager68 Salaries
€44,557/yr
Sales Assistant22 Salaries
€13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant110 Salaries
€12/hr
Cashier15 Salaries
€11/hr
Sales Assistant53 Salaries
€12/hr

What Employees Say

  • Tesco had 1,377 more reviews than Lidl that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Tesco had 369 more reviews than Lidl that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 543 reviews)
"Good salary"(in 148 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1920 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 737 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 364 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 91 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 733 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 279 reviews)
Featured Review
"Lidl Worker"8 Jun 2022

Current Employee - Customer Assistant

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

Pros

good wages for compared to other retail

Cons

checkouts can be very boring and can be sat down for hours

Advice to Management

none usually very nice

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

Lidl has 27,871 more recently posted open jobs than Tesco.
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