Compare Dollar General vs PetSmart BETA

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

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PetSmart

Employee Ratings

  • PetSmart 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)
2.9
(based on 8141 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 5932 reviews)
PetSmart employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
PetSmart 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
3.1
PetSmart employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
2.9
PetSmart employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
3.2
PetSmart employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
49%
49%Todd Vasos
CEO Approval
PetSmart Ceo J.K. Symancyk
52%
52%J.K. Symancyk
PetSmart employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
38%
% Recommend to a friend
53%
PetSmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
41%
PetSmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.

Salaries

PetSmart has 87 more total submitted salaries than Dollar General.
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What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at PetSmart.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Dollar General.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at PetSmart.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 177 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 148 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 456 reviews)
"Animal"(in 187 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 289 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 267 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 469 reviews)
"Dogs"(in 286 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Cashier/Mangerment

I worked at Dollar General full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

The crew was always friendly to customer's

Cons

Was having to unload the truck.

Advice to Management

Needs to have more crew members working in some store i have been in where short staff.

"Great company"Feb 17, 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at PetSmart full-time

Pros

Benefits. Full time. PTO. Bonuses.

Cons

Not known at this time.

Job Postings

Dollar General has 91,405 more recently posted open jobs than PetSmart.