Compare J Sainsbury vs Boots BETA

See how working at J Sainsbury 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 J Sainsbury vs. Boots. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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J Sainsbury

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Boots

Employee Ratings

  • J Sainsbury scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Boots scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 4472 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2460 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
J Sainsbury employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J Sainsbury Ceo Mike Coupe
55%
55%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Boots Ceo Sebastian James
67%
67%Sebastian James
Boots employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
J Sainsbury employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
J Sainsbury employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Boots employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
35%

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What Employees Say

  • J Sainsbury had 200 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • J Sainsbury had 38 more reviews than Boots that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 477 reviews)
"Environment to work"(in 165 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 277 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 184 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 154 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 136 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 116 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 58 reviews)
Featured Review
"Manager"Jan 29, 2020

Former Employee - Senior Manager

I worked at J Sainsbury full-time for more than a year

Pros

Wholesome, flexible working, great people, fun

Cons

political at times, unclear roles, too many levels

Current Employee - Customer Service Associate

I have been working at Boots part-time for more than a year

Pros

Actually, care about their staff

Cons

Mandatory unpaid breaks are annoying

Job Postings

Boots has 1,309 more recently posted open jobs than J Sainsbury.