Big 5 Sporting Goods Reviews

Updated Jun 1, 2020

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3.2
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Big 5 Sporting Goods Chairman, President, and CEO Steven G. Miller (no image)
Steven G. Miller
218 Ratings
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  • "Low Pay, especially in a state like CA(in 44 reviews)

  • "I only needed part-time so it fit my needs(in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Not sure"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great management Flexible schedule Room for learning different roles

    Cons

    Pay could be better Monotonous at times

    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-05-18
  2. "It has been a decent job. Easy for a beginner."

    3.0
     

    I have been working at Big 5 Sporting Goods

    Pros

    It's a pretty simple job and definitely great for a beginner job.

    Cons

    Boring sometimes and managers micromanage.

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    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-06-01
  3. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible Scheduling Constant new challenges Changing industry great insurance

    Cons

    High turnover Stubborn management strict scheduling during holidays

    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-04-07
  4. "Good Start Job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time

    Pros

    Nice Managers and Co Workers

    Cons

    Safety for yours safety and others

    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-04-15
  5. "Security at DC"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Guard 

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Full time hours. Didn’t deal with public too much

    Cons

    Low pay Schedule changed a lot

    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-03-24
  6. "Very knowledgeable of all sporting goods."

    5.0
     

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods

    Pros

    Love sports, would like to sell sporting goods.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-03-22
  7. "Overall, decent job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time

    Pros

    I had really good management so I can not speak for everyone, but I had a good experience working for this company.

    Cons

    Sometimes you will be the only person working hard and there is no extra pay or recognition for that.

    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-02-27
  8. "Good for Sales"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time

    Pros

    Good experience to understand customer preferences.

    Cons

    Repetition of moving stuff around was tedious.

    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-02-27
  9. "not good"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    some fun coworkers and easy job

    Cons

    terrible management and awful company that doesnt care

    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-03-10
  10. "Bad"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people,pretty chill sometimes but sometimes it goes from 0-100 really quick don’t pay enough for the amount of stuff they make you do

    Cons

    dress code is very dumb it’s a sporting store and they make you wear professional clothing. Always got hurt there because the amount of stuff they make you do and when your alone it’s very hard to keep up managers are lazy

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    Big 5 Sporting Goods2020-03-02
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