Compare Best Buy vs GameStop BETA

See how working at Best Buy vs. GameStop 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 Best Buy vs. GameStop. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
Best Buy company icon

Best Buy

GameStop company icon

GameStop

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy 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)
3.9
(based on 22977 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 4880 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Best Buy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Best Buy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.4 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 1.2 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
75%
75%Corie Barry
Best Buy employees rated their CEO Approval 49% higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
GameStop Ceo George Sherman
26%
26%George Sherman
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 43% higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
36%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 44% higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
17%

Salaries

Best Buy has 26,086 more total submitted salaries than GameStop.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Best Buy Sales Associate2316 Salaries
$13/hr
Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate1152 Salaries
$13/hr
Geek Squad Advanced Repair Agent391 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate119 Salaries
$10/hr
Store Manager989 Salaries
$37,874/yr
Senior Game Advisor479 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Video games" was the most mentioned Pro at GameStop.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at GameStop.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2262 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 958 reviews)
Pros
"Video games"(in 549 reviews)
"Free games"(in 208 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 583 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 522 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 348 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 180 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Product Flow Specialist

I worked at Best Buy part-time

Pros

Great discounts for Best Buy employees

Cons

Not enough place to grow

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at GameStop part-time for less than a year

Pros

I like how they have great customers service

Cons

When it's not the holidays preorders and orders are a lot of work

Advice to Management

I'm always going to stay in a good mood when I'm going to work

Job Postings

GameStop has 5,178 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.