Compare Walmart vs Microsoft BETA

See how working at Walmart vs. Microsoft 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 Walmart vs. Microsoft. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Walmart

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Microsoft

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft 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)
3.7
(based on 2471 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22734 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.0
Microsoft employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.8
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.3
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Horacio Barbeito
87%
87%Horacio Barbeito
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walmart has 3,581 more total submitted salaries than Microsoft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate188 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Department Manager102 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Customer Service Manager93 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Solution Sales Specialist7 Salaries
CA$128,625/yr
General Manager3 Salaries
CA$127,529/yr
SERVICE ADVISOR4 Salaries
CA$19/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2411 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1331 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1930 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1629 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1475 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1147 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"Large company"(in 339 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Fulfillment Associate

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

Pros

Friendly managers Takes care of all their employees Easy to work Employee Discount cards after 3 months

Cons

They don't provide transfers to other stores easily Most of them are students and travelling 60 km daily to reach the store from London/ Kitchener Managers keep on changing if they get higher... positions they will move

Advice to Management

Nice work Keep it up Aim high to achieve more targets

Current Employee - Solutions Architect

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

career and technical experience growth

Cons

work life balance and time management

Job Postings

Walmart has 101,753 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.