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 5286 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 9599 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
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
69%
69%Sandra B. Cochran
Cracker Barrel employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
45%
45%Todd Vasos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Cracker Barrel employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
35%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Cracker Barrel employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Dollar General has 6,184 more total submitted salaries than Cracker Barrel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Server436 Salaries
$8/hr
Sales Associate43 Salaries
$10/hr
General Manager181 Salaries
$73,626/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager1980 Salaries
$48,733/yr
Sales Associate791 Salaries
$10/hr
District Manager385 Salaries
$89,812/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Cracker Barrel.
  • "Dollar general" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Cracker Barrel.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Dollar General.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 258 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 189 reviews)
Pros
"Dollar general"(in 310 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 210 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 203 reviews)
"Guests"(in 155 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 465 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 341 reviews)
Featured Review
"5 Stars"Dec 20, 2021

Former Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook

I worked at Cracker Barrel full-time for more than a year

Pros

The people and the atmosphere

Cons

Rush hours can be overwhelming

"Love it"Dec 27, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

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

Pros

No 3rd shift for employees.

Cons

Pay is not the best. Could be better

Advice to Management

If you choose to do so, yes.

Job Postings

Dollar General has 65,274 more recently posted open jobs than Cracker Barrel.
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