Compare Family Dollar Stores vs Dollar General BETA

See how working at Family Dollar Stores vs. Dollar General compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Family Dollar Stores vs. Dollar General. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Family Dollar Stores

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Dollar General

Employee Ratings

  • Dollar General scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.7
(based on 3357 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 6995 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.3
Work-life balance
2.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.4
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.4
Culture & Values
2.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Family Dollar Stores Ceo Gary M. Philbin
44%
44%Gary M. Philbin
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
47%
47%Todd Vasos
Dollar General employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
35%
% Recommend to a friend
37%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
32%
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Dollar General employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Family Dollar Stores.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • Dollar General had 124 more reviews than Family Dollar Stores that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
  • Dollar General had 110 more reviews than Family Dollar Stores that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 56 reviews)
"Great people"(in 55 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 165 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 130 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 150 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 139 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 274 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 249 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Family Support Worker

I have been working at Family Dollar Stores full-time

Pros

Great team and good holiday

Cons

A lot of lone work

Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at Dollar General full-time for more than a year

Pros

Learning new things everyday, fast paced environment

Cons

Limited coverage need more hours on truck days

Job Postings

Dollar General has 88,310 more recently posted open jobs than Family Dollar Stores.