Compare Safeway vs London Drugs BETA

See how working at Safeway vs. London Drugs 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 Safeway vs. London Drugs. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Safeway

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London Drugs

Employee Ratings

  • Safeway scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • London Drugs scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, 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)
3.1
(based on 4934 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 378 reviews)
London Drugs employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.0
London Drugs employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.8
Culture & Values
3.6
London Drugs employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Safeway Ceo Vivek Sankaran
56%
56%Vivek Sankaran
CEO Approval
London Drugs Ceo Clint Mahlman
77%
77%Clint Mahlman
London Drugs employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
48%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
London Drugs employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
34%
Positive Business Outlook
38%
London Drugs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Safeway employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Safeway salaries averaged CA$1 higher than London Drugs.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier51 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Pharmacy Assistant3 Salaries
CA$16/hr
Customer Service Representative3 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier20 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Pharmacy Assistant29 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Customer Service19 Salaries
CA$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • Safeway had 118 more reviews than London Drugs that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Safeway.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at London Drugs.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 170 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 156 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 38 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 22 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 161 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 128 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 20 reviews)
"Head office"(in 19 reviews)
Featured Review
"my experience"Sep 1, 2020

Current Contractor - Safeway - Seafood Clerk

I have been working at Safeway for less than a year

Pros

there are very nice/kind people

Cons

no cons for me so far

"Like a family"Aug 3, 2020

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at London Drugs part-time for more than 10 years

Pros

They care about employees and about the communities they are in.

Cons

Usually start at part time

Job Postings

Safeway has 17,679 more recently posted open jobs than London Drugs.