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Updated Oct 26, 2022

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Found 71 of over 78 reviews
3.7
84% Recommend to a Friend
PriceSmart President, CEO, and Director Jose Luis Laparte
98% Approve of CEO

Found 60 of over 78 reviews

3.7
84%
Recommend to a Friend
98%
Approve of CEO
PriceSmart President, CEO, and Director Jose Luis Laparte
Jose Luis Laparte
38 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Benefits are great, Travel to Latin American countries,(in 11 reviews)
  • "People are nice and you will get the chance to work with people in Latin American countries.(in 4 reviews)
Cons
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great benefits

    Mar 4, 2022 - Buyer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, good environment. Well treated employees.

    Cons

    Outdated technology-software which makes it sometimes difficult to work with and more manual work and time consuming tasks that otherwise could be easy.

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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Heavy Workload

    Oct 16, 2022 - Receiving Clerk in Miami, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Overtime pay available and clean work areas

    Cons

    Heavy Workload for Small pay

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Could be better

    Jul 8, 2022 - Assistant Buyer in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Management that actually cares, work life balance is respected

    Cons

    Salary could be better, they aren't really competitive with the current market

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good benefits

    Apr 14, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Saint Thomas, VI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great coworkers and employees, crappy managers

    Cons

    Some managers suck especially top and HR definitely appease them.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    A company you can truly grow in

    Jan 13, 2022 - Assistant Buyer in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great training workshops Benefits A lot of opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Can’t really think of any

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great Benefits

    Nov 10, 2021 - Project Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great Benefits Medical, Vision, Dental, Vacation, Sick Time

    Cons

    Hard to move up in pay depending on which department you work for due to budgeting.

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  8. 2.0
    Former Employee

    pay

    Feb 3, 2022 - Repair Technician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    learn new things all the time

    Cons

    not enough money for the work done

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    awesome company

    Oct 7, 2021 - Human ResourcesAssistant in Miami, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    benefits ( medical, vision, dental, pet insurance, 401k, )flexibility, yearly raise 3%,

    Cons

    underpay, too many VPs, too many managers and supervisors,

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  10. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Overlook

    Dec 14, 2021 - Pricing Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    My department doesn’t micromanage, accrued time off is the best part.

    Cons

    Rotating door for employees Saw lots of people leave when I entered. A lot of people are ish a lot of knowledge in the business

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  11. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Inventory Coordinator

    Sep 16, 2021 - Inventory Coordinator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent Pay and Good Benefits

    Cons

    Work can get overwhelming at some times

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PriceSmart has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 78 reviews left anonymously by employees. 84% of employees would recommend working at PriceSmart to a friend and 77% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, PriceSmart employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at PriceSmart. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

84% of PriceSmart employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated PriceSmart 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at PriceSmart to be culture, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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