Safeway Employee Reviews about "good benefits"

Updated Jan 18, 2021

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  • "Good benefits health vision etc very nice(in 181 reviews)

  • "Good manager, flexible hours, good people(in 174 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper Management cant handle stores(in 167 reviews)

  • "The hourly pay was under minimum wage(in 134 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company

      Oct 27, 2020 - Corporate in Pleasanton, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, fair salary, growth potential

      Cons

      A little stiff, difficult work/life balance

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Not the company it used to be

      Oct 19, 2020 - Clerk in Tucson, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      * good benefits after 1 year * flexible scheduling * many store locations & departments to work in * employee discount

      Cons

      * corporate (division/district) management frequently disrespectful to store level employees * low top wage in comparison to minimum wage & pay scale of other industries * frequently not enough help for work load and productivity expectations

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Good benefits, pension, versatile work hours

      Jan 18, 2021 - Food Clerk in Mesa, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits even for part time, various schedules, pension

      Cons

      Low pay, corporate policies hard to follow day to day

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great

      Dec 6, 2020 - Department Manager in Sacramento, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, nice people, work is good. Benefits good

      Cons

      Hard work, lots of hours, not a lot of employees

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      1 person found this review helpful

      Safeway Response

      Social Media Writer

      Thank you so much for your thoughtful review and for being a Department Manager at Safeway! We are lucky to have you as part of our team!

    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Barista

      Dec 14, 2020 - Barista - Starbucks 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits and flexible time off.

      Cons

      Rude customers, union doesn’t back you up

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      Safeway Response

      Social Media Writer

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed working at Safeway!

    6. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      It a good place to work benefits are good starting Pay is normal industry standards

      Nov 17, 2020 - Part Time Cashier in Arlington, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits hours flexible good for older workers or a person just starting to work

      Cons

      For part time worker's only about thirty to thirty-five hours an hours a week during busy times (holidays) you may get forty hours so plan on small paycheck normal (also subject Union dues about $13.50 a payday

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Nov 17, 2020 - Bakery Sales Clerk in Hollister, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits. Usually set schedule. Has a Union

      Cons

      Lots of lifting Starting pay minimum

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      Safeway Response

      Social Media Writer

      Thank you so much for being part of our Bakery team! We're glad to hear you enjoy the benefits and schedule. :) We appreciate the callout on the physical aspect of the job and the starting wage. It's so important to gather feedback as we're always working to improve the employee experience so your input is valued. Have a great day!

    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Cashier

      Jan 15, 2021 - Cashier 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits and good atmosphere

      Cons

      Poor management and management does not listen.

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Do research on location before applying.

      Aug 22, 2020 - Department Manager in Santa Cruz, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some of the best reasons working for Safeway is there is always opportunity for Growth and advancement. Good benefits and ability to make a career out of this profession.

      Cons

      Some coons about working here is that there are many times that a person will do the job of two people. Upper management isn’t always held accountable for inappropriate attitudes or mistreatment of employees. It’s all about the numbers not so much employee satisfaction. I believe this can vary from store to store. I left because of this very reason I requested a transfer to another store and it was not given

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      I've had some great years at this company

      Sep 27, 2020 - Meat Clerk 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Socializing, flexible schedule, fun, rewarding , good benefits

      Cons

      Overworked, not appreciated, low compassion

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