A total of 45% said they were “satisfied” with how the current PM is doing her job compared to 39% who said the same about Jeremy Corbyn.
While 29% of Labour voters were “dissatisfied” with May compared to 47% for Corbyn.
The prime minister continues to enjoy a honeymoon period amongst the general public with a net satisfaction rating of +35.
Corbyn currently has a score of -33.
When asked how they would vote if a snap general election were called, 45% of voters would back the Tories compared to 34% for Labour.
Corbyn supporters poured scorn on the poll.
The news comes just a few days after a ComRes poll found Corbyn was as unpopular as Nigel Farage amongst the British electorate, giving both men a -28 net rating.
May’s new prime minister poll “bounce” continued as she was named Britain’s most popular politician.
Corbyn went head-to-head with his leadership rival Smith on Wednesday during a live BBC debate.
While the Labour leader failed to identify Ant and Dec, his opponent came under fire for saying the West will “eventually” have to negotiate with Isis.