Compare Marks & Spencer vs Boots BETA

See how working at Marks & Spencer vs. Boots 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 Marks & Spencer vs. Boots. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Marks & Spencer

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Boots

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, 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)
3.7
(based on 3008 reviews)
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2477 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
75%
75%Steve Rowe
Marks & Spencer employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Boots Ceo Sebastian James
67%
67%Sebastian James
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
35%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Boots salaries averaged €19,699 higher than Marks & Spencer.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant2 Salaries
€11/hr
Sales Assistant4 Salaries
€12/hr
Section Manager2 Salaries
€18/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant17 Salaries
€10/hr
Sales Assistant4 Salaries
€10/hr
Investor Reporting Specialist1 Salaries
€59,118/yr

What Employees Say

  • Marks & Spencer had 198 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • Marks & Spencer had 34 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Boots had 5 more reviews than Marks & Spencer that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 383 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 313 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 279 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 185 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"M amp s"(in 115 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 113 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 118 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 58 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Advisor

I worked at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

good environment good friendly management

Cons

did not have any cons

Advice to Management

lot of chances to advance

"Awesome"26 May 2020

Former Contractor - Customer Service

I worked at Boots for less than a year

Pros

Good pay Very friendly manager Good colleagues

Cons

very strict on some things Some jobs are very repetitive and boring

Advice to Management

Engage with staff more

Job Postings

Boots has 1,402 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.