Sonic Reviews

Updated Jun 4, 2020

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3.1
50%
Recommend to a Friend
65%
Approve of CEO
Sonic CEO Paul Brown
Paul Brown
62 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly and fast paced so awesome(in 201 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours depending on how well you know your crew members(in 111 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours and it’s hard to find good employees(in 104 reviews)

  • "You are also usually paid minimum wage or close to it(in 95 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great Job"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Car Hop in Pine Bluff, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonic full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Make Good Tips At Sonic

    Cons

    Not Enough Hourly Pay For Car Hops

    Sonic2020-04-16
  2. "Damaged, leaking floor"

    4.0
    Current Employee - CarHop in Weatherford, OK

    I have been working at Sonic part-time

    Pros

    Plenty of tips to go around. We had breaks.

    Cons

    Food could get mixed up and shakes melt on a hot day.

    Sonic2020-06-04
  3. "Great Place for Student Workers"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CarHop in Franklin, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sonic part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    GM is great about flexible hours, flexible scheduling (especially during the school year), and working with your needs

    Cons

    It's hourly work, starting wage is lower than Target or Publix, so you have to wait for advancement to make the higher wages

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    Sonic2020-06-03
  4. "Good First Job"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Waitress in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly environment, Kind workers, Helpful managers, Easy going environment, Skill full job

    Cons

    Busy hours, Uncooperative Customers, Fast pace working, Small break, A lot of cleaning

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    Sonic2020-06-01
  5. "Great place to work."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CarHop 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonic full-time

    Pros

    Amazing crew and awesome manager.

    Cons

    Long hours and being in weather.

    Sonic2020-05-28
  6. "Busy"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Columbus, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Everyone got along well enough

    Cons

    Not enough people doin their work

    Sonic2020-05-26
  7. "Wasn't that bad TBH"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Line Cook in Murfreesboro, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sonic full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment Good management Free food & drinks

    Cons

    Constantly smelling like Sonic Coworkers weren't the best people in the world

    Sonic2020-05-26
  8. "Good job for a high schooler"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CarHop 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sonic part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You stay busy, free lunch, you have the opportunity to get close to co workers.

    Cons

    The pay, dealing with rude customers.

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    Sonic2020-05-22
  9. "Chill Job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Skating Carhop in McKinney, TX

    I worked at Sonic part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible schedule Cash tips every shift, good disposable income Caring Management

    Cons

    Young and immature coworkers (comes with the fast-food territory)

    Sonic2020-05-21
  10. "N/a"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Car Hop 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sonic part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff and good managers

    Cons

    Very rude distressful customers not recommend

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    Sonic2020-06-04
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