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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OfficeMax

Employee Ratings

  • OfficeMax scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Lowe's Home Improvement scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
3.2
(based on 2246 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 27561 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.3
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 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
3.1
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
3.2
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
OfficeMax Ceo Gerry Smith
46%
46%Gerry Smith
CEO Approval
Lowe's Home Improvement Ceo Marvin Ellison
64%
64%Marvin Ellison
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
47%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than OfficeMax employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Lowe's Home Improvement has 441 more total submitted salaries than OfficeMax.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Chief Executive Officer1 Salaries
₹ 10,414/mo
Company Secretarial Assistant1 Salaries
₹ 18,399/mo
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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
"Great place"10 Sep 2021

Former Employee - Data Entry

I worked at OfficeMax full-time

Pros

Work environment is very pleasant

Cons

Benefits are not what I had expected

Current Employee - Sale's Associate

I have been working at Lowe's Home Improvement part-time for more than 10 years

Pros

*flexible hours, understanding management. Off for thanksgiving and christmas.

Cons

to be full time you have to have open availability which gives you limited time with your family. Have to work weekends.

Advice to Management

Communication is key. Keep communication with your employees whether good or bad but communicate in a friendly way.

Job Postings

Lowe's Home Improvement has 21,444 more recently posted open jobs than OfficeMax.