Best Buy Employee Discount

Updated Jul 21, 2014

520 of 533 employees reported this benefit.

Best Buy's employee discount allows employees to purchase any store merchandise at the wholesale cost plus 10%, with a maximum discount of 50% off the retail price. Employees can start using the discount after 30 days of continuous employment. The 30-day waiting period is waived for purchases made by new workers during the holiday season between Thanksgiving and Christmas. So, temporary seasonal holiday workers get access to the discount, too.

This information about the Employee Discount benefit at Best Buy is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Best Buy. The description here may not reflect the current Best Buy Employee Discount benefit.


This benefit is offered to US-based employees

Employee Comments

  • Aug 27, 2015
    Former Sales Specialist in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    Very good on most things!

  • Aug 26, 2015
    Former Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Dallas, Texas

    Amazing discounts on accessories like cases and cables. Hardware discounts aren't much but if you're chummy with a Manager they'll sometimes give a you a nice deal.

  • Aug 26, 2015
    Former Sales Coordinator in Plano, Texas

    it was 5% above cost on almost all items excluding "elite" brands like apple

  • Aug 25, 2015
    Current Employee in Detroit, Michigan

    very generous and has kept me there as long as I have been.

  • Aug 24, 2015
    Former Employee in Cypress, Texas

    The best thing is that you can get accessories for dirt cheap. The worst thing, is that you barely get a discount on electronics, movies, and music.

  • Aug 22, 2015
    Current Customer Solution Specialist in Cleveland, Ohio

    I love our discount. Of course there is not a great discount on prime things like apple, sony, large tv's etc... But for small accessories and other things its great.

  • Aug 21, 2015
    Current Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Indianapolis, Indiana

    Not all the things are discounted but any accessories will have a 70% + discount, most TVs, printers, headphones, peripherals.

  • Aug 21, 2015
    Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    Great employee discount and deals

  • Aug 21, 2015
    Former Employee in Lubbock, Texas

    Decent discounts. Better discounts on some items vs. others.

  • Aug 20, 2015
    Former Sales Associate in Rancho Cucamonga, California

    They offered a fair discount


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