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Supermarket jobs: which are the best supermarkets to work for?

Do you have a supermarket job or are you thinking about applying for one? We’re here to help. We’ve surveyed thousands of hourly and shift workers to find out which supermarkets have the best jobs. Based on these results, each supermarket has been given a score out of ten. Compare your job and see if you’re getting a good deal.

What is the score based on?

We asked real supermarket workers about:

  • Pay
  • Hours and shifts
  • Training
  • Benefits
  • And much more

Our survey of workers with supermarket jobs includes:

  • Sales assistants
  • Warehouse operatives
  • Lorry drivers
  • Kitchen assistants
  • Store managers

The best supermarkets to work for

  1. 1

    Aldi

    Breakroom Rating based on 421 job reviews

    7.0/10
    What is this?
    • Most people recommend working with their team

      Good
    • Most people don’t get proper sick pay

      Not great

    Best thing

    Pay

    Warehouse selector, April 2020

    Worst thing

    Early or late hours sometimes

    Store assistant, November 2019

    See what 421 people said
    about jobs at Aldi

  2. 2

    Sainsbury’s

    Breakroom Rating based on 289 job reviews

    6.4/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Excellent
    • Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      Not great

    Best thing

    Great team to work with and fantastic customers

    Trading assistant, December 2019

    Worst thing

    The way we are treated

    Colleague, September 2019

    See what 289 people said
    about jobs at Sainsbury’s

  3. 3

    Co-op Food

    Breakroom Rating based on 212 job reviews

    6.3/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good
    • People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      Bad

    Best thing

    Colleagues and good to work fir

    Ctm, July 2020

    Worst thing

    Senior management set one rule for them self’s and the team leaders (supervisors) have to pick up their slack.

    Team leader, April 2020

    See what 212 people said
    about jobs at Co-op Food

  4. 4

    Waitrose & Partners

    Breakroom Rating based on 114 job reviews

    6.2/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good
    • People don’t get paid breaks

      Bad

    Best thing

    Relaxed environment and working with a team. Dealing with the public.

    Partner, February 2020

    Worst thing

    Stress levels

    Supermarket Assistant, November 2019

    See what 114 people said
    about jobs at Waitrose & Partners

  5. 5=

    Marks & Spencer

    Breakroom Rating based on 291 job reviews

    6.1/10
    What is this?
    • Most people recommend working with their team

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    Having a laugh with work colleagues

    Head baker, September 2019

    Worst thing

    Too many managers with different messages

    Visual merchandiser, September 2019

    See what 291 people said
    about jobs at Marks & Spencer

  6. 5=

    Tesco

    Breakroom Rating based on 566 job reviews

    6.1/10
    What is this?
    • Most people find it easy to change shifts

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    customer satisfaction

    Customer assistant customer service, April 2020

    Worst thing

    Boring
    Physical

    Cdd, May 2020

    See what 566 people said
    about jobs at Tesco

  7. 7

    Asda

    Breakroom Rating based on 363 job reviews

    5.9/10
    What is this?
    • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    Gaurented houre

    Warehouse operative, February 2020

    Worst thing

    That my manager has put me on a shift patter I don’t like and refuses to do anything to help me

    Transport manager, June 2020

    See what 363 people said
    about jobs at Asda

  8. 8

    Lidl

    Breakroom Rating based on 183 job reviews

    5.7/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    The staff

    Customer assistant, June 2020

    Worst thing

    I need to work just over weekends

    Customer assistance, June 2020

    See what 183 people said
    about jobs at Lidl

  9. 9

    Farmfoods

    Breakroom Rating based on 44 job reviews

    5.6/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Excellent
    • People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      Bad

    Best thing

    team members

    Manager, May 2020

    Worst thing

    Unpaid overtime long hours not appreciated by senior managers

    Branch manager, June 2020

    See what 44 people said
    about jobs at Farmfoods

  10. 10

    Morrisons

    Breakroom Rating based on 210 job reviews

    5.5/10
    What is this?
    • Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

      Good
    • People don’t get paid breaks

      Bad

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Customer assistant, November 2019

    Worst thing

    Not getting any help when busy

    Sales assistant, September 2019

    See what 210 people said
    about jobs at Morrisons

  11. 11

    Iceland

    Breakroom Rating based on 151 job reviews

    5.1/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Excellent
    • People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      Bad

    Best thing

    Interacting with customers and working with some of the colleagues

    Frontline, February 2020

    Worst thing

    Manager doesn’t listen to my problems

    Online picker, October 2019

    See what 151 people said
    about jobs at Iceland

  12. 12

    Heron Foods

    Breakroom Rating based on 11 job reviews

    4.3/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t do unpaid extra work

      Excellent
    • Most people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

      Not great

    Best thing

    Staff and customers

    Duty manager, July 2020

    Worst thing

    The company is not progressing. Outside the shop they do not listen to you very well. Pay is low for the amount of work needed to do. Not flexible with the hours given each week for the shop so costly struggle to run efficiently.

    Part time senior sales assistant, March 2020

    See what 11 people said
    about jobs at Heron Foods

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