Working at 99 Cents Only Store: Company Overview and Reviews

99 Cents Only Store
99 Cents Only Store
2048 reviews
99 Cents Only Store Ratings
Average rating of 2048 reviews on Indeed
3.2Work-Life Balance
2.8Pay & Benefits
2.9Job Security & Advancement
Commerce, CA
$1B to $5B (USD)

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Customer Service Associate / Cashier
8 Salaries reported
per hour
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per hour
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per hour
Store Manager
1 Salaries reported
per week
Salary Satisfaction
Of the employees are satisfied about their pay
Based on 1806 reviews
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Overall Reviews at 99 Cents Only Store

Dairy Associate | Apple Valley, CA | Oct 16, 2019
Absolute awful place to work!
I need to put more details but this company is a bunch of blood suckers. I have had to file three separate lawsuits against 99 for various state and federal violations the work culture here is very poor
Customer Service Associate / Cashier | Lake Forest, CA | Jul 22, 2019
Great for people who need to work part time
I worked for a total of 5 years with the 99 Cents Only Store and the only negative experience I had were bad managers who were usually quickly transferred/fired and replaced with great ones. The management are typically caring and will work with you to meet your schedule needs.
Cashier | Costa Mesa, CA | May 7, 2019
I Love Shopping including at the 99 cent only stores & More!
It*s fun & Magical to go to the 99 cent store because sometimes they got surprise merchandise that*s not always there or there to stay!!!!!! Aside from that all your basic needs are there! From vitamins to food fresh fruit & veggies & other like snacks & beverages to hair ribbons & bathroom & bedroom & footwear & socks & underwear & fragrances & make up & art supply & cleaner & pet things & feminine needs like pads & tamps & bras & sometimes clothes & whatever not mentioned like inscents & candles & gift bags & ETC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ProsConvenient & affordable
ConsDont always got what i want but do usually got what i need!!!!!
Customer Service Associate / Cashier | Sylmar, CA | Feb 20, 2019
If you’re a great worker, do not work here.
Hard work is not appreciated or acknowledged. You’ll be expected to do more than your position requires for minimum wage. Management doesn’t accomodate to you health issues or available hours. It’s nice when you get there, within a week you’ll be mistreated. A lot of people quit after a couple weeks. You will get cussed at.
ProsEverything is a dollar to eat.
ConsHealth issues don’t matter, doctors notes mean nothing.
Customer Service Representative | Placentia, CA | Dec 12, 2018
The atmosphere
It’s great working there because you grow in so many ways yet not alone but with employees and customers alike. They work with about any schedule needed.
Cashier/Sales | Tracy, CA | Jul 9, 2018
Great Part-time job with minimal hours.
This job is great for people looking for a bit of cash, out of school, or looking for a summer job. Part-time is only 4 hour shifts but sometime OT is optional. No experience is needed for an easy job like this. Very flexible hours & you are busy to the point where the shift goes by very quick. Sometimes if there are too many cashiers you are able to work on go backs & recovering the store, or they'l; have you stock. The downfall is they do not hire again, & the breaks are only 10 minutes long. Also the management isn't very welcoming at first if you are first starting out.
ConsShort Breaks, Poor Management, High expectations of store Policies
Customer Service/Sales Representative | Las Vegas, NV | Jul 17, 2018
Paceful place for work.
I'm so glad worked in this Company,they teach me a lot and this is the tools for my futured jobs,I had a great experience with them.They no pay to much but is a friendly place.
Customer Service Associate / Cashier | Sanger, CA | Dec 7, 2019
First time job
It’s easy and perfect for someone’s first job and with in time you learn a some retail experience Positive note you get paid weekly and hours very if the store is making sale meaning from lowest at 16 a week or 35 max hours
Warehouse Lead | Ontario, CA | Oct 21, 2019
Job is Average.
The Job was fun for the time I was there. They did have flexibility that did help me at the time. Train and mentor new associates on correct stoking procedures. Verified incoming shipments against paperwork and checked for damages. Pallet Breaker, Display Builder, Deli and Frozen food stocker. Team Leader of a General Manager Regional Store, top 3 stores in the region.
Replenishment Associate | Commerce, CA | Sep 6, 2019
Nice people that work together
Worked there for three years. They have more formal process for reviews and I always got a raise. They give credit where credit is due and appreciate your hard work.

Questions And Answers about 99 Cents Only Store

Why do you want to work at 99 cents only store?
Asked Mar 28, 2017
It's not a good place to work It's very stressful The management don't help you at all And they make you work more than what you get paid Not worth it at all and they only give you part time not even enough to pay your bills
Answered Apr 17, 2020
The atmosphere is great bright and the people are friendly and always ready to help
Answered Apr 14, 2020
What is the interview process like at 99 Cents Only Store?
Asked Jun 18, 2016
The interview was easy just asked about previous work and told me what they were looking for and asked me if I think i could do the job I said yes and got the job
Answered Apr 17, 2020
It really depends on the store that your applying too?!!!! I had an interview today at 99 cent stores and the Manager.....was very strict & a little aggressive! He made me wait a while before interviewing me & he didn’t ask for my resume....just got straight to the questions! He said I would know something by the end of the day and if not they decided to hire someone no my interview was not hired on the spot nor was it that easy! So it really depends on the store & the manager....😬
Answered Apr 8, 2020
does anyone know if they rehire?
Asked Jun 3, 2016
I was told NO no matter if u give a two week notice and leave in good terms. BUT if the Store Manager or District Manager like you they do re hire I've seen it
Answered Apr 17, 2020
A lot of managers will tell you no but if you left on good terms (proper notice etc) then you can be rehired
Answered Mar 20, 2020
If you were to leave 99 Cents Only Store, what would be the reason?
Asked Mar 25, 2017
I love working at the 99, it's very convenient to me. But the SM is like the the owner of the 99 cents this is how he talked to us every morning. - if you fill like you are being mistreated you are free to go" - I came from the office yesterday, and I got a hit from them. but, I will not take it alone, all of you will feel the hit as well. - No matter what you said, there's nothing gonna change - He slapped my Hand! This is classic in one of the mtgs. one of the employee said F man, you said all I have to do is follow you.....blah, blah, blah! BOOM! F U! hahaha!
Answered Feb 22, 2020
The paltry raise of a whopping 10 cents is really a slap in the face for the ones like me who bust tail and this was just a hard and depressing fact that corp does not value its employees. It is wasnt for the 401 and scheduling of hours I would leave. Corp needs to rewards those who make there money from the customers. Show you care honestly.. Even offering a bird or ham for the holiday to employees would show you care and that we the backbone work ourselves to appease the customers. Without them you would not have your salary.. Remember the little people.. We matter. I scored 100 on mystery shop what do I get? No flyer or info.. Didn't even know it existed.
Answered Nov 27, 2019
How often do you get paid
Asked May 21, 2017
Weeklys mondays and fridays
Answered Feb 20, 2018
Weekly on Thursday
Answered Oct 16, 2017