Compare Big Lots vs Gabe’s BETA

See how working at Big Lots vs. Gabe’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 Big Lots vs. Gabe’s. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Big Lots

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Gabe’s

Employee Ratings

  • Big Lots scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Gabe’s scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 1862 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 233 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.1
Gabe’s employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Big Lots employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Big Lots employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Gabe’s employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Big Lots employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Gabe’s employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Big Lots Ceo Bruce Thorn
57%
57%Bruce Thorn
Big Lots employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than Gabe’s employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Gabe’s Ceo Jerry Rossi
39%
39%Jerry Rossi
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Big Lots employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Gabe’s employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
44%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Big Lots employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Gabe’s employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

Big Lots has 1,941 more total submitted salaries than Gabe’s.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager198 Salaries
$66,914/yr
Sales Associate/Cashier110 Salaries
$9/hr
Assistant Manager72 Salaries
$46,085/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier17 Salaries
$9/hr
Sales Associate7 Salaries
$9/hr
Assistant Manager12 Salaries
$47,146/yr

What Employees Say

  • Big Lots had 133 more reviews than Gabe’s that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Big Lots.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Gabe’s.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 141 reviews)
"20 discount"(in 113 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 8 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 77 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 69 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 9 reviews)
"High turnover"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review
"it is a good job"Nov 13, 2020

Former Employee - Apprentice HVAC Technician

I worked at Big Lots full-time

Pros

there a quite a bit of benifits for working for them

Cons

none that i could think of

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Gabe’s full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Amazing team Great boss Lots of growth

Cons

I don’t have any cons

Job Postings

Big Lots has 7,752 more recently posted open jobs than Gabe’s.