Compare YMCA vs Gold's Gym BETA

See how working at YMCA vs. Gold's Gym 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 YMCA vs. Gold's Gym. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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YMCA

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Gold's Gym

Employee Ratings

  • YMCA scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 15203 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1783 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
YMCA employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Gold's Gym employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
YMCA employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Gold's Gym employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
YMCA employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Gold's Gym employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
YMCA Ceo Kevin Washington
77%
77%Kevin Washington
CEO Approval
Gold's Gym Ceo Adam Zeitsiff
75%
75%Adam Zeitsiff
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
YMCA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Gold's Gym employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
YMCA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Gold's Gym employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

YMCA has 16,112 more total submitted salaries than Gold's Gym.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
YMCA Lifeguard1096 Salaries
$12/hr
Personal Trainer196 Salaries
$20/hr
Aquatics Director138 Salaries
$43,936/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern4 Salaries
$11/hr
Personal Trainer160 Salaries
$21/hr
Front Desk Associate158 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • YMCA had 754 more reviews than Gold's Gym that mentioned "Free gym membership" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at YMCA.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Gold's Gym.
Pros
Pros
"Free gym membership"(in 1101 reviews)
"Ymca"(in 803 reviews)
Pros
"Free gym membership"(in 347 reviews)
"Gym membership"(in 169 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 396 reviews)
"Non profit"(in 362 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 103 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 48 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Camp Counselor

I worked at YMCA part-time

Pros

Long hours and great staff

Cons

Needs updated games and materials for campers

Current Employee - Team Member

I have been working at Gold's Gym part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good environment with people and coworkers

Cons

Long days at work sometimes

Job Postings

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