Compare Walmart vs Dollar General BETA

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

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Dollar General

Employee Ratings

  • Walmart 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)
3.3
(based on 76984 reviews)
Walmart employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 9062 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Walmart employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Walmart 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
Walmart employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Walmart employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
66%
66%Doug McMillon
Walmart employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
45%
45%Todd Vasos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Walmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
35%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
35%

Salaries

Walmart has 88,204 more total submitted salaries than Dollar General.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier2657 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate2358 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager1252 Salaries
$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager1892 Salaries
$48,058/yr
Sales Associate725 Salaries
$9/hr
District Manager369 Salaries
$87,981/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • Walmart had 1,409 more reviews than Dollar General that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 177 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 148 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 289 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 267 reviews)
Featured Review
"Feet killer"Oct 16, 2021

Current Employee - Order Filler

I have been working at Walmart full-time

Pros

Will loose weight very quickly

Cons

Long hours varying schedule no AC

"Great"Oct 12, 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager

I have been working at Dollar General full-time

Pros

Flexible schedule, always something to do, fast paced environment

Cons

Low wages, low hours for the amount of work expected.

Advice to Management

Raise wages for your employees.

Job Postings

Dollar General has 42,459 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.