Compare Dollar General vs Ross Stores BETA

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

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Ross Stores

Employee Ratings

  • Ross Stores 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 6133 reviews)
Ross Stores 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
3.0
Ross Stores employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.4
Work-life balance
3.1
Ross Stores employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.6
Senior Management
3.0
Ross Stores employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
3.1
Ross Stores employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
49%
49%Todd Vasos
CEO Approval
Ross Stores Ceo Barbara Rentler
70%
70%Barbara Rentler
Ross Stores employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
38%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Ross Stores employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Ross Stores employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Dollar General salaries averaged $1,448 higher than Ross Stores.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager2183 Salaries
$47,333/yr
Sales Associate644 Salaries
$22,025/yr
Assistant Manager552 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager601 Salaries
$65,000/yr
Sales Associate668 Salaries
$11/hr
Area Supervisor486 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Ross Stores.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Dollar General.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Ross Stores.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 177 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 148 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 326 reviews)
"20 discount"(in 254 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 289 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 267 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 233 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 186 reviews)
Featured Review
"Amazing!!!"May 12, 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager

I have been working at Dollar General full-time

Pros

This company is actually very good. When I first started here I honestly did not think that I was going to like it! Its honestly my favorite job that I've ever had!

Cons

What I don't like is they don't give enough hours to run a store if they did that would make my job absolutely perfect!

Advice to Management

I am in management myself and I know the struggle so there are no complaints on my end.

Current Employee - Ross Store Associate

I have been working at Ross Stores part-time for less than a year

Pros

Voluntary OT or Ask OT & Opportunity to Employee of Month Prize

Cons

Not much hours - Regular Employees only PT

Advice to Management

N/A

Job Postings

Dollar General has 111,745 more recently posted open jobs than Ross Stores.