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.
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Best Buy

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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)
3.7
(based on 28436 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 5933 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Best Buy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.2 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
49%
49%Corie Barry
Best Buy employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
GameStop Ceo Matt Furlong
28%
28%Matt Furlong
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 36% higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
32%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 31% higher than GameStop employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
21%

Salaries

Best Buy has 32,640 more total submitted salaries than GameStop.
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$15/hr
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$28,013/yr
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$13/hr
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Sales Associate176 Salaries
$11/hr
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$38,594/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Video games" was the most mentioned Pro at GameStop.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at GameStop.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2600 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1154 reviews)
Pros
"Video games"(in 647 reviews)
"Gamestop"(in 286 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 683 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 661 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 393 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 332 reviews)
Featured Review
"Salesss"Jan 25, 2022

Former Employee - Service Tech

I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than a year

Pros

Strong teams, lots of knowledge

Cons

Very much a push forward sales and less about people after the first year

Current Employee - Senior Game Advisor

I have been working at GameStop part-time

Pros

Friendly working environment. Ability to match your availability.

Cons

Some customers can be difficult to handle

Job Postings

GameStop has 1,466 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.
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