Compare Best Buy vs Target BETA

See how working at Best Buy vs. Target 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 Best Buy vs. Target. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Best Buy

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Target

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy 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)
3.9
(based on 803 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 35450 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Ron Wilson
89%
89%Ron Wilson
Best Buy employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
75%
75%Brian Cornell
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
65%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
48%

Salaries

Best Buy has 1,158 more total submitted salaries than Target.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate159 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Product Process Specialist47 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Customer Service Representative53 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Electronics Sales Associate4 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Executive Team Leader40 Salaries
CA$60,900/yr
Executive Team Leader - Guest Experience4 Salaries
CA$58,360/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • Target had 1,270 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2141 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 891 reviews)
Pros
"Team members"(in 2128 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1321 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 567 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 477 reviews)
Cons
"Team members"(in 1927 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1837 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Computer Scientist

I have been working at Best Buy part-time

Pros

- I love this company's philosophy and goals. - What made this job great was the fantastic people i worked along with - Large variety of benefits

Cons

There's absolutely nothing that i can think of !!!

Advice to Management

Keep up the amazing job. You guys are great !!!

Former Employee - Team Member

I worked at Target part-time

Pros

flexible hours and friendly coworkers

Cons

none so far that I can think of

Job Postings

Target has 9,781 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.