Compare Bass Pro Shops vs Cabela's BETA

See how working at Bass Pro Shops vs. Cabela's 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 Bass Pro Shops vs. Cabela's. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Bass Pro Shops

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Cabela's

Employee Ratings

  • Bass Pro Shops scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, 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)
3.4
(based on 1466 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1622 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Bass Pro Shops Ceo Michael P. McDermott
66%
66%Michael P. McDermott
Bass Pro Shops employees rated their CEO Approval 26% higher than Cabela's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Cabela's Ceo Thomas L. Millner
40%
40%Thomas L. Millner
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Bass Pro Shops employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Cabela's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
49%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Bass Pro Shops employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Cabela's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
40%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Bass Pro Shops salaries averaged $1 higher than Cabela's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate112 Salaries
$11/hr
Cashier54 Salaries
$10/hr
Team Lead49 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate58 Salaries
$11/hr
Cashier71 Salaries
$11/hr
Retail Outfitter54 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

  • Cabela's had 9 more reviews than Bass Pro Shops that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Bass Pro Shops.
  • "Credit card" was the most mentioned Con at Cabela's.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 88 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 65 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 97 reviews)
"Outdoors"(in 76 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 55 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
"Credit card"(in 95 reviews)
"Bass pro"(in 66 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great discount"Aug 28, 2021

Current Employee - Firearms Sales

I have been working at Bass Pro Shops part-time

Pros

Discount, flexibility, prizes, location, discount

Cons

Hard to advance, club card push.

Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I worked at Cabela's part-time for less than a year

Pros

They offer great employee discounts and benefits. They did an employee appreciation night for Christmas and gave us food throughout the holiday season. Great customers. Fun atmosphere.

Cons

Overstaffed at the registers and could be boring waiting around with nothing to do at times.

Job Postings

Bass Pro Shops has 115 more recently posted open jobs than Cabela's.