Compare Sonic vs Dollar General BETA

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

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Dollar General

Employee Ratings

  • Sonic scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Dollar General scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 3742 reviews)
Sonic employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 8359 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Sonic employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Sonic employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sonic Ceo Paul Brown
74%
74%Paul Brown
Sonic employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
49%
49%Todd Vasos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Sonic employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
39%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
38%

Salaries

Dollar General has 5,849 more total submitted salaries than Sonic.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member617 Salaries
$21,933/yr
General Manager540 Salaries
$54,807/yr
CarHop663 Salaries
$8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager2228 Salaries
$47,537/yr
Assistant Manager577 Salaries
$12/hr
ASM Manager84 Salaries
$37,527/yr

What Employees Say

  • Sonic had 57 more reviews than Dollar General that mentioned "Fast paced" as a Pro.
  • Dollar General had 144 more reviews than Sonic that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 234 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 141 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 177 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 148 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 123 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 108 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 289 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 267 reviews)
Featured Review
"Sonic"May 27, 2021

Former Employee - Car-Hop

I worked at Sonic part-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Tips. Fun. Skating. Free food/drinks

Cons

Hot in summer. Cold in winter.

Advice to Management

Allow credit card tips

"Ast"Jun 14, 2021

Former Employee - Full-Time Keyholder

I worked at Dollar General full-time for more than a year

Pros

Love my job. Customers staff

Cons

Nons nkl awesome when everyone works together

Job Postings

Dollar General has 51,647 more recently posted open jobs than Sonic.