Compare OfficeMax vs Lowe's Home Improvement BETA

See how working at OfficeMax vs. Lowe's Home Improvement 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 OfficeMax vs. Lowe's Home Improvement. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's Home Improvement scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 2228 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 26444 reviews)
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.3
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.8
Culture & Values
3.3
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
OfficeMax Ceo Gerry Smith
42%
42%Gerry Smith
CEO Approval
Lowe's Home Improvement Ceo Marvin Ellison
66%
66%Marvin Ellison
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
47%
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
35%
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Lowe's Home Improvement has 380 more total submitted salaries than OfficeMax.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Chief Executive Officer1 Salaries
₹ 10,152/mo
Company Secretarial Assistant1 Salaries
₹ 17,936/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer87 Salaries
₹ 9,00,000/yr
Analyst21 Salaries
₹ 9,56,571/yr
IPC6 Salaries
₹ 9,54,001/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at OfficeMax.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Office depot" was the most mentioned Con at OfficeMax.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Lowe's Home Improvement.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 86 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 81 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1522 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1089 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Office depot"(in 115 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 64 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 609 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 530 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I worked at OfficeMax part-time for less than a year

Pros

Everyone is great and friendly and the customers rock as well

Cons

Boss forgets which days employees are supposed to be off

Advice to Management

just keep what you're doing

Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer

I have been working at Lowe's Home Improvement full-time for less than a year

Pros

Amazing work culture Learning Environment Growth Oriented

Cons

Work Timings need to be adjusted sometimes

Job Postings

Lowe's Home Improvement has 18,914 more recently posted open jobs than OfficeMax.