Compare Kroger vs Dollar General BETA

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

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Dollar General

Employee Ratings

  • Kroger scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Dollar General scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 11500 reviews)
Kroger employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 7421 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Kroger employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Kroger employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Kroger employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kroger Ceo Rodney McMullen
46%
46%Rodney McMullen
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
48%
48%Todd Vasos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
Kroger employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
38%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Kroger employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
35%

Salaries

Kroger has 6,938 more total submitted salaries than Dollar General.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Courtesy Clerk798 Salaries
$9/hr
Co-Manager252 Salaries
$46,859/yr
Sales Associate/Cashier101 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager1503 Salaries
$46,281/yr
Assistant Manager439 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate588 Salaries
$21,869/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Kroger.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Kroger.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Dollar General.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 496 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 433 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 173 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 145 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 364 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 349 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 287 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 264 reviews)
Featured Review
"Work in Kroger"Dec 24, 2020

Current Contractor - IOS Software Developer

I have been working at Kroger for more than 3 years

Pros

Nice work environment. Lots of opportunities for E-commerce feature development.

Cons

Bad product team. UI/UX have lots of awful design.

Advice to Management

Focus more on user experience.

"Love DG"Nov 3, 2020

Current Employee - Dollar General Store Manager

I have been working at Dollar General full-time

Pros

Treat me well and have great opportunities to advance in the company

Cons

Not enough labor budget to get everything done

Job Postings

Dollar General has 163,804 more recently posted open jobs than Kroger.