Compare Marks & Spencer vs Primark BETA

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

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Primark

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Primark scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval 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 3067 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3439 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
75%
75%Steve Rowe
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
81%
81%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Primark employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Primark has 273 more total submitted salaries than Marks & Spencer.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant4 Salaries
€13/hr
Retail Sales Associate1 Salaries
€11/hr
Section Manager2 Salaries
€19/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant42 Salaries
€11/hr
Retail Assistant28 Salaries
€10/hr
Department Manager6 Salaries
€41,542/yr

What Employees Say

  • Marks & Spencer had 74 more reviews than Primark that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Marks & Spencer.
  • "No discount" was the most mentioned Con at Primark.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 389 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 320 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 246 reviews)
"Overtime available"(in 127 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 116 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 115 reviews)
Cons
"No discount"(in 134 reviews)
"No staff discount"(in 132 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

"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 350 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.