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 8963 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 6033 reviews)
Office Depot employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
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
2.5
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
3.0
Office Depot employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
46%
46%Todd Vasos
Dollar General employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Office Depot employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Office Depot Ceo Gerry Smith
38%
38%Gerry Smith
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
36%
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Office Depot employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
35%
Dollar General employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% 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 $21,457 higher than Office Depot.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager1868 Salaries
$48,447/yr
Sales Associate709 Salaries
$9/hr
District Manager359 Salaries
$87,613/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager306 Salaries
$71,671/yr
Sales Associate490 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager175 Salaries
$17/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Office Depot.
  • Dollar General had 103 more reviews than Office Depot that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 177 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 148 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 170 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 169 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 289 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 267 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 186 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 136 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Manager

I worked at Dollar General full-time for less than a year

Pros

Get to meet new faces customers and employees.

Cons

District managers need more training and need to talk to your managers with respect and stop talking down to them.

Advice to Management

Take an employees class on how to talk and treat your employees.

"Good People"Sep 17, 2021

Current Employee - Technician

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

Pros

They are good people at my location.

Cons

I am not a full tech, more like a salesman that does tech on the side.

Advice to Management

I just want to help people fix computer problems.

Job Postings

Dollar General has 72,198 more recently posted open jobs than Office Depot.