Compare Ross Stores vs Petco BETA

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

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Petco

Employee Ratings

  • Ross Stores scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 7194 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 4339 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Ross Stores employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ross Stores Ceo Barbara Rentler
66%
66%Barbara Rentler
Ross Stores employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Petco Ceo Ron Coughlin
63%
63%Ron Coughlin
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Ross Stores employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Ross Stores employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Petco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Ross Stores has 780 more total submitted salaries than Petco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate838 Salaries
$12/hr
Area Supervisor576 Salaries
$15/hr
Retail Sales Associate648 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate319 Salaries
$26,064/yr
General Manager386 Salaries
$62,877/yr
Assistant Store Manager244 Salaries
$48,998/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Ross Stores.
  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at Petco.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Ross Stores.
  • "Animals" was the most mentioned Con at Petco.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 386 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 281 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 468 reviews)
"Petco"(in 260 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 259 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 465 reviews)
"Petco"(in 303 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Autonomy"Jan 19, 2022

Current Employee - Associate Buyer

I have been working at Ross Stores full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Fast paced and flexible off-priced environment that allowed you to effect the immediate business.

Cons

Long hours. Somewhat of a revolving door for Assistant Buyers.

Advice to Management

Update systems to this century!

"Great company"Dec 14, 2021

Current Employee - Merchandise Operations Leader

I have been working at Petco full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Flexible schedule Caring leadership Many benefits

Cons

Corporate America Younger co-workers Pay structure

Job Postings

Petco has 3,127 more recently posted open jobs than Ross Stores.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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