Compare Cracker Barrel vs Dollar General BETA

See how working at Cracker Barrel vs. Dollar General 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 Cracker Barrel vs. Dollar General. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Cracker Barrel

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Dollar General

Employee Ratings

  • Cracker Barrel 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 3995 reviews)
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 7445 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cracker Barrel Ceo Sandra B. Cochran
71%
71%Sandra B. Cochran
Cracker Barrel employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
48%
48%Todd Vasos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Cracker Barrel employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
38%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
35%

Salaries

Dollar General has 4,077 more total submitted salaries than Cracker Barrel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Server333 Salaries
$21,450/yr
Retail Sales Associate196 Salaries
$9/hr
General Manager137 Salaries
$70,110/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager1517 Salaries
$46,013/yr
Sales Associate589 Salaries
$21,824/yr
Assistant Manager454 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Cracker Barrel.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • Dollar General had 110 more reviews than Cracker Barrel that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 238 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 144 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 173 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 145 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 154 reviews)
"No breaks"(in 89 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 287 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 264 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good people"Jan 6, 2021

Former Employee - Server

I worked at Cracker Barrel part-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Good coworkers, flexible with school or outside work. Managers are good people.

Cons

Stressful environment and micromanagement. Customer service can be rough.

Current Employee - Store Manager

I have been working at Dollar General full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Working to move to up in the company is easy

Cons

Working 6 days a week is hard on managers

Job Postings

Dollar General has 159,797 more recently posted open jobs than Cracker Barrel.