Compare Sainsbury’s vs Primark BETA

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

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Primark

Employee Ratings

  • Sainsbury’s scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Primark scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and 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 10944 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 7824 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
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
3.3
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sainsbury’s Ceo Mike Coupe
60%
60%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
78%
78%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Primark employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Sainsbury’s employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Primark has 1,121 more total submitted salaries than Sainsbury’s.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant1 Salaries
€9/hr
Accountant1 Salaries
€22,079/yr
Service Assistant1 Salaries
€10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant140 Salaries
€12/hr
Finance Associate8 Salaries
€34,089/yr
Customer Assistant4 Salaries
€11/hr

What Employees Say

  • Sainsbury’s had 254 more reviews than Primark that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Primark had 3 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 547 reviews)
"Friendly staff"(in 231 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 247 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 146 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 250 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 153 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

"very good"14 Jul 2022

Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate

I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

Pros

good pay and conditions overall

Cons

long hours and hard to get time off

Job Postings

Sainsbury’s has 141 more recently posted open jobs than Primark.
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