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 4 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating 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 51703 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 2287 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Walmart employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than DSW employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than DSW employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.3
DSW employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
64%
64%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
DSW Ceo Roger Rawlins
65%
65%Roger Rawlins
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than DSW employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
38%

Salaries

Walmart has 55,451 more total submitted salaries than DSW.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1473 Salaries
$11/hr
Assistant Store Manager1580 Salaries
$50,495/yr
Assistant Manager1589 Salaries
$50,598/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate691 Salaries
$10/hr
Store Manager198 Salaries
$73,970/yr
Assistant Manager39 Salaries
$20/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 2288 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1291 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 177 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 150 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1404 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1112 reviews)
Cons
"Rewards program"(in 157 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 78 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Aug 5, 2020

Former Employee - Receiving Associate

I worked at Walmart full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good pay and great benefits here.

Cons

Lunch time are cut short and food is ok. It takes your whole lunch break to get to the microwave.

Advice to Management

Listen to your employees... they know more than they seem.

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at DSW part-time for more than a year

Pros

Good hours, great workplace culture, good pay. Overall great place to work!

Cons

Holiday season is busy and can be chaotic, but that’s at any retail place

Job Postings

Walmart has 49,945 more recently posted open jobs than DSW.