Compare PetSmart vs Elder-Beerman Stores BETA

See how working at PetSmart vs. Elder-Beerman 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 PetSmart vs. Elder-Beerman Stores. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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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)
3.3
(based on 5068 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 112 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
PetSmart employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Elder-Beerman Stores employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
PetSmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Elder-Beerman Stores employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
PetSmart employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Elder-Beerman Stores employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
PetSmart employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Elder-Beerman Stores employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
PetSmart Ceo J.K. Symancyk
44%
44%J.K. Symancyk
PetSmart employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Elder-Beerman Stores employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Elder-Beerman Stores Ceo Kathy Bufano
31%
31%Kathy Bufano
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
52%
PetSmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Elder-Beerman Stores employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
41%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
36%
PetSmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Elder-Beerman Stores employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
21%

Salaries

PetSmart has 9,429 more total submitted salaries than Elder-Beerman Stores.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager425 Salaries
$76,678/yr
Engagement Manager Leader344 Salaries
$32,322/yr
Sales Associate/Cashier147 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Merchandise Coordinator5 Salaries
$43,540/yr
Pick Team Associate1 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Associate27 Salaries
$9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at PetSmart.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Elder-Beerman Stores.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at PetSmart.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Elder-Beerman Stores.
Pros
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 422 reviews)
"Animal"(in 177 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 17 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Animals"(in 439 reviews)
"Dogs"(in 260 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 11 reviews)
"Credit cards"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Oct 23, 2020

Current Employee - Store Leader

I have been working at PetSmart full-time

Pros

Culture, benefits and team building

Cons

None Aside from reduced labor hours

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Elder-Beerman Stores full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Associate were like family and friends

Cons

CEO didn’t care about anyone but themselves

Job Postings

PetSmart has 43,760 more recently posted open jobs than Elder-Beerman Stores.