99 Cents Only Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2020

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99 Cents Only Chief Executive Officer Barry J. Feld
Barry J. Feld
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Pros
  • "Paid weekly, discount, mandatory breaks(in 22 reviews)

  • "Weekly pay was pretty useful for someone's first job(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "EXTREMELY low pay compared to the amount of work expected(in 27 reviews)

  • "Unorganized managers, unorganized store (some), paid minimum wage but not really that bad for the amount of work being done(in 18 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fresh Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 99 Cents Only full-time

    Pros

    Weekly pay great atmosphere

    Cons

    No cons at all to say

  2. "HR"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great growth opportunity good environment

    Cons

    Bad change management New leadership


  3. "Ms"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Key Holder 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Easy simple things fast not bad on hours

    Cons

    Short staff expect way to much no good raises and horrible corporate people

  4. "customer service"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Murrieta, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    job is basic to understand and enjoy working with people employees are friendly

    Cons

    the work environment was dirty and very hostile

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  5. "High turnover"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Yucca Valley, CA

    I worked at 99 Cents Only part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Located close to my home

    Cons

    Pay rate not comparable to industry

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  6. "Decent work place"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Deli Lead in Lake Elsinore, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers were excellent people, and the pay wasn’t too bad but I think it should be double pay for overtime not time and a half wasn’t enough.

    Cons

    The work and amount of people were not proportional. Had to come in on my off days to fix things that had been there months before I joined the team.

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  7. "Eh"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at 99 Cents Only full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice, people are hard working,

    Cons

    Could be better Pay and sick days

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  8. "GOOD PLACE TO WORK BUT VERY BADLY MANAGED"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Stock Associate in Merced, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 99 Cents Only part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    you can advance up in position

    Cons

    will easily terminate you for small reason

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  9. "Worked a little over a year..."

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stocker in Tucson, AZ

    I worked at 99 Cents Only part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I worked with some amazing people who took pride in their work.

    Cons

    There was a lot of drama that went on there with employees and some management.

  10. "Horrible"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Cashier in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at 99 Cents Only part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Paid weekly that’s about it

    Cons

    Always understaffed Don’t go on break on time.

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