Guitar Center
2.6 of 5 270 reviews
www.guitarcenter.com Westlake Village, CA 5000+ Employees
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What AutoZone is to the garage, Guitar Center is to the garage band. The #1 US retailer of guitars, amps, keyboards, and pro-audio equipment operates more than 210 stores in some 40 states. Major brands include Fender, Gibson, and Roland, as well as Guitar Center's own Laguna, Raven, and Harbinger labels. Stores also offer used and vintage instruments, computer hardware and software, and musician services (such as CD duplication and digital distribution). In addition to Guitar Center, the firm runs about 100 Music & Arts Center locations that sell and rent band and...More


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Employees say it's “OK”   270 ratings

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67% Approve of the CEO   52 ratings

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Mike Pratt

CEO

Guitar Center can either be a family environment or difficult to work in.

 Current Pro Audio Specialist in Brea, CA

Pros: Great place to network with communities.
Great environment when team is well manicured.
Audio knowledge can and should grow exponentially.
My newest store manager is for making the store a special and unique location.
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Sales Associate - Hourly

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$8.04/hr
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Store Manager

17 Guitar Center Salaries

$49,765
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Assistant Manager - Hourly

15 Guitar Center Salaries

$7.94/hr
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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Kirkland, WA May 2010 Reviewed 3 days ago New

Interview Details – I was a customer that knew more than the other sales people on the floor and would often help. This caught the attention of the store manager who offered me a job.Full Interview

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The most difficult part was leaving the job I had, which I liked. Answer Question

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
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