Compare REI vs Bass Pro Shops BETA

See how working at REI vs. Bass Pro Shops 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 REI vs. Bass Pro Shops. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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REI

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Bass Pro Shops

Employee Ratings

  • REI 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)
4.2
(based on 2001 reviews)
REI employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1266 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
REI employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
REI employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
REI employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
REI employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
REI employees rated their Culture & Values 1.2 higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
REI Ceo Eric Artz
89%
89%Eric Artz
REI employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Bass Pro Shops Ceo Michael P. McDermott
64%
64%Michael P. McDermott
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
REI employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 33% higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
REI employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 26% higher than Bass Pro Shops employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

REI has 879 more total submitted salaries than Bass Pro Shops.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Specialist285 Salaries
$12/hr
Customer Service Specialist98 Salaries
$12/hr
Retail Sales Specialist75 Salaries
$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate116 Salaries
$10/hr
Customer Relations18 Salaries
$34,681/yr
Cashier40 Salaries
$24,165/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at REI.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Bass Pro Shops.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at REI.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Bass Pro Shops.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 183 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 118 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 88 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 65 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 106 reviews)
"Sell memberships"(in 95 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 55 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 47 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Specialist

I worked at REI part-time for less than a year

Pros

The comradery between coworkers is fantastic. on every level. The store mangers care for there employees, Flexible hours and a great coworker discount to boot!

Cons

Not that I can think of.

Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I worked at Bass Pro Shops part-time for more than a year

Pros

Good benefits and great people to work around

Cons

Dealing with rude people and late nights

Job Postings

Bass Pro Shops has 422 more recently posted open jobs than REI.