Compare Walmart vs DSW BETA

See how working at Walmart vs. DSW 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 Walmart vs. DSW. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Walmart

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DSW

Employee Ratings

  • Walmart scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • DSW scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 70462 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2778 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than DSW employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.4
DSW employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.5
DSW employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
69%
69%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
DSW Ceo Roger Rawlins
78%
78%Roger Rawlins
DSW employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
64%
DSW employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

Walmart has 85,090 more total submitted salaries than DSW.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3876 Salaries
$11/hr
Walmart Sales Associate2333 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager2439 Salaries
$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager246 Salaries
$76,347/yr
Sales Associate927 Salaries
$11/hr
Assistant Manager84 Salaries
$21/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at DSW.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Rewards program" was the most mentioned Con at DSW.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 194 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 152 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Cons
"Rewards program"(in 166 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 82 reviews)
Featured Review
"Walmart"Jun 22, 2021

Current Employee - Associate

I have been working at Walmart full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great job and great benefits

Cons

The point system for attendance

"I like it"Jun 18, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Supervisor

I have been working at DSW part-time

Pros

Good management, good discount, fun peiple

Cons

Retail environmental in general sucks

Job Postings

Walmart has 27,324 more recently posted open jobs than DSW.