Family Dollar Stores Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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2.9
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Family Dollar Stores President & COO Gary M. Philbin (no image)
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895 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment, flexible hours, amazing people to work with(in 60 reviews)

  • "Get to meet new people and socialize(in 58 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "grossly understaffed, upper management expects a lot done with very little payroll(in 154 reviews)

  • "there are long hours to be worked(in 145 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Customer Service

      Jan 23, 2021 - Customer Service Associate in Belleview, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      hours of availability, management like family

      Cons

      late evenings when im a single mom

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Typical Retail job

      Apr 29, 2021 - Assistant Manager in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good insurance is offered, room to move up , vacation days

      Cons

      about like any other retail job, standing on the concrete floors for 8 plus hours , youll never make enough money to live well on, really as far as the schedule goes it depends on your manger but be prepared for weekends and hollidays

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Horrible company

      Apr 20, 2021 - Assistant Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility. that's all to be quite honest

      Cons

      High Medical insurance Plans No Tuition reimbursement 401(k) plan Paid Time Off and sick days is given a year after employment No discount on store products Pay is low No bonuses for Asst Managers No over time associates or Managers (weekly 39 hours or less)

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Manager

      May 7, 2021 - Inventory Control Manager in Fort Wayne, IN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company and plenty of opportunities

      Cons

      Staffing is a challenge as t most locations

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      It's okay

      May 7, 2021 - Cashier in Raleigh, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Cool people to work with

      Cons

      Low wages for the amount of work

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      not too bad

      May 5, 2021 - Assistant Manager in Saint Ann, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      i suppose it is pretty relaxed

      Cons

      employees have poor work ethic

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Rate

      May 5, 2021 - Cashier in Hartford, CT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly Easy to work with

      Cons

      None available that I could think of so far

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      n/a

      May 5, 2021 - Remodeling Projects in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      excellent work environment managers always answer our questions

      Cons

      not a permanent job. the projects are so long

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Change

      May 6, 2021 - Store Manager in Little Rock, AR
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary and work life balance

      Cons

      Safety, theft issues and staffing

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Shift

      May 4, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work today to be done

      Cons

      Unorganized work for you guys too

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