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Updated Jan 19, 2022

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Found 6,812 of over 6,987 reviews

3.2
45%
Recommend to a Friend
52%
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Safeway CEO Vivek Sankaran (no image)
Vivek Sankaran
522 Ratings
Pros
  • "Super flexible hours and holidays off(in 229 reviews)

  • "Nice people good benefits patient centered care(in 219 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Having to start at such low pay(in 208 reviews)

  • "Under staffed due to Upper management(in 189 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Help to be a good positive peer and co-worker to the do carts bagging floor mop clean up broken glasses spills

      Dec 12, 2021 - Lead Courtesy Clerk in Denver, CO
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      You get to say high to some really cool customers and denver is not the worst paying place I have awesome manager

      Cons

      People will yell and cuss you out but a higher up will talk to them

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Jan 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to work a lot

      Cons

      Really long hours very tiring work

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      Jan 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits, hired part-time and stayed part-time as promised.

      Cons

      A little stressful at times.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      chill

      Jan 19, 2022 - Bakery Clerk 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      easy listened to music, mindless, nice coworkers

      Cons

      boring, repetitive, not very meaningful

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good experience!

      Jan 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Really nice community of people to work with, learned lots from others

      Cons

      Pharmacy was pretty stressful--busy for COVID times.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      F

      Jan 15, 2022 - Maintenance Technician in Landover, MD
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits and pay Is great

      Cons

      No cons I like everything

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      Safeway Response

      Social Media Writer

      Thank you for your review and for your time spent on the Safeway team! :)

    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Pleasant working conditions. Straight forward

      Jan 14, 2022 - Cashier in Baltimore, MD
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      They try to work around your house with their schedule.

      Cons

      Training, upper management never there or on floor.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Best Place I’ve Worked At

      Jan 13, 2022 - Deli Clerk in Lincoln, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits, Pay, and Most Coworkers

      Cons

      The Customers, noobs, and Hours.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Pretty good

      Jan 14, 2022 - Courtesy Clerk in Willcox, AZ
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Cool fun fair nice kind

      Cons

      I do not know ok

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Fine Company

      Jan 12, 2022 - Nightstocker 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Reasonable hours. Solid pay thanks to a union. Flexible.

      Cons

      Depends on the branch whether or not the team is good

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    Safeway Reviews FAQs

    Safeway has an overall rating of 3.2 out of 5, based on over 6,987 reviews left anonymously by employees. 45% of employees would recommend working at Safeway to a friend and 38% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Safeway employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Safeway. This rating has decreased by 0% over the last 12 months.

    45% of Safeway employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Safeway 2.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.9 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

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

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