Compare Walmart vs Goodwill BETA

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

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Goodwill

Employee Ratings

  • Walmart scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Goodwill scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 70044 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 5139 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Walmart employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Goodwill employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Goodwill employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
69%
69%Doug McMillon
Walmart employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than Goodwill employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Goodwill Ceo Steven C. Preston
51%
51%Steven C. Preston
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Walmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Goodwill employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Goodwill employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

Walmart has 83,234 more total submitted salaries than Goodwill.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3870 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager2439 Salaries
$16/hr
Walmart Sales Associate2332 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager329 Salaries
$40,728/yr
Assistant Manager154 Salaries
$15/hr
Sales Associate154 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Helping people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goodwill.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Goodwill.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Pros
"Helping people"(in 139 reviews)
"Great people"(in 118 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 208 reviews)
"Donations"(in 200 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Cashier

I have been working at Walmart part-time

Pros

Fun atmosphere, friendly staff, fast paced work environment.

Cons

I really couldn’t find any

"Great experience"May 26, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Support Associate

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

Pros

Great environment, advancement opportunities, fun people

Cons

Pay could be a bit better compared to other companies

Advice to Management

Focus on the employees more

Job Postings

Walmart has 20,076 more recently posted open jobs than Goodwill.