Compare Hot Topic vs Vitamin World BETA

See how working at Hot Topic vs. Vitamin World 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 Hot Topic vs. Vitamin World. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Hot Topic

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Vitamin World

Employee Ratings

  • Hot Topic 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)
3.5
(based on 1110 reviews)
Hot Topic employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Vitamin World employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 283 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Hot Topic employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Vitamin World employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Hot Topic employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Vitamin World employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Hot Topic employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than Vitamin World employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Hot Topic Ceo Steve Vranes
83%
83%Steve Vranes
Hot Topic employees rated their CEO Approval 45% higher than Vitamin World employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Vitamin World Ceo Frank Conley
38%
38%Frank Conley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Hot Topic employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Vitamin World employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
40%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Hot Topic employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Vitamin World employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
27%

Salaries

Hot Topic has 1,390 more total submitted salaries than Vitamin World.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Visual Manager301 Salaries
$52,912/yr
Sales Associate156 Salaries
$9/hr
Full Time Assistant Manager43 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager58 Salaries
$13/hr
Sales Associate19 Salaries
$10/hr
First Assistant Manager21 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

  • Hot Topic had 43 more reviews than Vitamin World that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • Hot Topic had 31 more reviews than Vitamin World that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Dress code"(in 140 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 87 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 44 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 18 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 59 reviews)
"Sales associates"(in 52 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 28 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 16 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Hot Topic Sales Associate

I worked at Hot Topic part-time for more than a year

Pros

Managers/coworkers were very understanding and easy to work with.

Cons

A lot of customer interaction, but that's to be expected from a sales position.

"Good job"Jul 16, 2020

Current Employee - First Assistant Manager

I have been working at Vitamin World full-time

Pros

Fun place to work, great team

Cons

None I can think of

Job Postings

Hot Topic has 2,306 more recently posted open jobs than Vitamin World.