Compare Metro vs Shoppers Drug Mart BETA

See how working at Metro vs. Shoppers Drug Mart 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 Metro vs. Shoppers Drug Mart. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Metro

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Shoppers Drug Mart

Employee Ratings

  • Metro scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • Shoppers Drug Mart scored higher in 3 areas: Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 847 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3180 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Metro employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Metro Ceo Eric Richer La Flèche
80%
80%Eric Richer La Flèche
Metro employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Shoppers Drug Mart Ceo Mike Motz
68%
68%Mike Motz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

Shoppers Drug Mart has 3,031 more total submitted salaries than Metro.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier162 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Clerk27 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Supervisor7 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier321 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Junior Clerk68 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Supervisor85 Salaries
CA$15/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Metro.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Shoppers Drug Mart.
  • Shoppers Drug Mart had 49 more reviews than Metro that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 49 reviews)
"Part time"(in 25 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 159 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 139 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 22 reviews)
"Part time"(in 19 reviews)
Cons
"Head office"(in 80 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 71 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Stationary Engineer/Maintenance Mechanic

I worked at Metro full-time for more than a year

Pros

- Flexible learning and supportive staff - opportunity to get involved in learning with other trades.

Cons

- not many suitable career advancement opportunities in the plant maintenance & operations field - one may find a lack of engagement with the managerial staff especially HR.

Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time

Pros

A lot of room to move up

Cons

On the lower side of the pay

Job Postings

Shoppers Drug Mart has 460 more recently posted open jobs than Metro.