Compare Dollar General vs Office Depot BETA

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

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Office Depot

Employee Ratings

  • Dollar General scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Office Depot scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 6822 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 4949 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Office Depot employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.3
Work-life balance
3.1
Office Depot employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.4
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.6
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
46%
46%Todd Vasos
Dollar General employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Office Depot Ceo Gerry Smith
34%
34%Gerry Smith
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
37%
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Office Depot employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Dollar General employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
24%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Dollar General salaries averaged $26,944 higher than Office Depot.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager1407 Salaries
$46,888/yr
Sales Associate527 Salaries
$21,929/yr
District Manager296 Salaries
$80,911/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager279 Salaries
$68,872/yr
Sales Associate320 Salaries
$10/hr
Department Manager145 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Office Depot.
  • Dollar General had 98 more reviews than Office Depot that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 165 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 130 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 151 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 149 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 274 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 249 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 176 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 131 reviews)
Featured Review
"Awesome"Sep 24, 2020

Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at Dollar General full-time

Pros

Great leaders and opportunity is always there

Cons

Not sure what to say about this

Current Employee - Sales Advisor

I have been working at Office Depot full-time for less than a year

Pros

The workers are friendly and heartfelt.

Cons

Every job has it's challenges. Haven't encountered any.

Advice to Management

No advice needed. Excellent job.

Job Postings

Dollar General has 100,367 more recently posted open jobs than Office Depot.