Compare Crate and Barrel vs IKEA BETA

See how working at Crate and Barrel vs. IKEA 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 Crate and Barrel vs. IKEA. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Crate and Barrel

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IKEA

Employee Ratings

  • IKEA scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1180 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 4524 reviews)
IKEA employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Crate and Barrel employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.4
IKEA employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Crate and Barrel employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
IKEA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Crate and Barrel employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
4.0
IKEA employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Crate and Barrel employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Crate and Barrel Ceo Janet Hayes
84%
84%Janet Hayes
CEO Approval
IKEA Ceo Jesper Brodin
84%
84%Jesper Brodin
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
55%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
IKEA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Crate and Barrel employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Positive Business Outlook
55%
IKEA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Crate and Barrel employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IKEA has 383 more total submitted salaries than Crate and Barrel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate12 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Merchandise Associate3 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
CA$22/hr
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CA$15/hr
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CA$13/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Crate and Barrel.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at IKEA.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Crate and Barrel.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at IKEA.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 79 reviews)
"Great product"(in 72 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 211 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 56 reviews)
"Credit cards"(in 48 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 76 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Assistant Marketing Manager

I have been working at Crate and Barrel full-time

Pros

The people are great, and the company is always evolving and changing, and rolling with the punches.

Cons

Organizational restructuring happens frequently, which can be worrisome for most.

Former Employee - Kitchen Planner

I worked at IKEA part-time for more than a year

Pros

The company culture is very welcoming to new employees. The management team is supportive on peak days. The company provides free lunches, provides extra break rooms equipped with video games,... popcorn machines and even cake. It's an enjoyable workplace with happy employees.

Cons

Company politics can get in the way of your growth in the company.

Job Postings

IKEA has 2,979 more recently posted open jobs than Crate and Barrel.