Compare Dollar General vs First Cash BETA

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

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First Cash

Employee Ratings

  • First Cash scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 8632 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 677 reviews)
First Cash employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
First Cash employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.4
Work-life balance
2.8
First Cash employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
48%
48%Todd Vasos
CEO Approval
First Cash Ceo Rick Wessel
61%
61%Rick Wessel
First Cash employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
37%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
First Cash employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
54%
First Cash employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Dollar General has 10,991 more total submitted salaries than First Cash.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager1800 Salaries
$47,888/yr
Sales Associate666 Salaries
$9/hr
Assistant Manager619 Salaries
$12/hr
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$53,107/yr
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$11/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • "Buen ambiente laboral" was the most mentioned Pro at First Cash.
  • Dollar General had 283 more reviews than First Cash that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
  • Dollar General had 260 more reviews than First Cash that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 177 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 148 reviews)
Pros
"Comisiones"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 289 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 267 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 7 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review
"Second chance"Jun 21, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Dollar General part-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Good atmosphere, local hospitality, awesome coworkes

Cons

Slow at times, needs more workers

"Great Job"Jul 26, 2021

Current Employee - Human Resources Manager

I have been working at First Cash full-time

Pros

A new experience every day and I work with great people.

Cons

2021 has been very challenging

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