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Sam's Club Reviews

Updated February 19, 2019
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Pros
  • "Good pay and really good benefits" (in 227 reviews)

  • "Decent pay for a college student" (in 143 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be challenging to manage" (in 107 reviews)

  • "On the other hand if you are hourly you are very unlikely to be given full-time unless you are a lifer and have been there since the dawn of time" (in 215 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (7)

    "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sam's Club full-time

    Pros

    Easy to move up as long as you work hard

    Cons

    Not a con, new leadership has the company heading in the right direction


  2. "General Review"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sam's Club part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and fair pay.

    Cons

    I can't think of any standout negatives in all honesty.

  3. "Overall pleasant"

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    Current Employee - Cafe Associate in Springfield, MO
    Current Employee - Cafe Associate in Springfield, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sam's Club part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, relatively easy work

    Cons

    Management was unprofessional and expected too much

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to be professional towards subordinates


  4. "Flexible schedule"

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    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Wichita, KS
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sam's Club part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, work is easy, low stress environment, doesn't require a uniform- just a vest (that they provide)

    Cons

    Pay is lousy! co-workers don't always pull their weight,


  5. "Awesome company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sam's Club part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good to it’s employees most the time

    Cons

    Wanted full time and offered part time only


  6. "Good steady place to work overnights"

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    Current Employee - Night Merchandiser
    Current Employee - Night Merchandiser

    I have been working at Sam's Club full-time

    Pros

    Regular full time work on overnight positions with benefits.

    Cons

    Sometimes there is a lack of communication between day shift managers and overnight staff.


  7. "Flexible"

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    Former Employee - Member Order Specialist in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Member Order Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sam's Club part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The management was flexible with hours and the job was easy, though could get busy during the holiday season.

    Cons

    Old technology slows you down.

    Advice to Management

    Schedule more people to work the front, as their was often not enough leading to other departments getting overwhelmed trying to cover for them.

  8. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sam's Club part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and close to home.

    Cons

    You're on your feet all day.


  9. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Cashier in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sam's Club full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great hours, great people, fast pace

    Cons

    There can be high stress at time

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  10. "Awesome workplace!"

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    Current Employee - Member Service Representative in Murfreesboro, TN
    Current Employee - Member Service Representative in Murfreesboro, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sam's Club part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone is very friendly, and loves their jobs

    Cons

    Benefits could be better for associates.