Shoppers Drug Mart Employee Reviews about "minimum wage"

Updated Jan 8, 2021

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629 Ratings
Pros
  • "Besides employee discount, you will received annual reward at the end of year in forms of free gift(in 159 reviews)

  • "Great career development and friendly work environment(in 139 reviews)

Cons
  • "Hourly allowance from head office change often(in 80 reviews)

  • "It's a part time minimum wage job(in 71 reviews)

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  1. "Postal Clerk is not bad if you like working with people"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Computer Nerdz 

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    The job is interesting if you like Canada Post and time goes by quick

    Cons

    It's a part time minimum wage job

  2. "Good place to start a career"

    1.0
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    Former Contractor - Cashier 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart for less than a year

    Pros

    Entry level experience was gained

    Cons

    Very minimum wage was given


  3. "Unclear mess"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Part Time Cashier in Grande Prairie, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Often times where you have the floor to yourself (ie: hardly any costumers outside of pharmacy)

    Cons

    Management makes things horrible Terrible shifts Minimum wage job so no growth

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  4. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Cashier in Maple Ridge, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Kind Co-Workers Excellent discount Positive work environment

    Cons

    Started off at minimum wage

  5. "Good Part-Time Job"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Cosmetician/Beauty Expert 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Possibility of making commission from sales Always new product and techniques to learn about Opportunity to go to beauty schools and events Doing something you love Helping people resolve ongoing skin issues and/or feel better about themselves

    Cons

    No standard training program Minimum wage Non-unionized, so the associate (owner) can change the shifts/dress code and you can't do much about it Work place drama Only get schedule 3 weeks in advance Dealing with constant theft

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  6. "Fine"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Front End Cashier 

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Wonderfull managers and co-workers that you can rely on Flexible Scheduling

    Cons

    Minimum wage job Hard to move up if your part-time making it feel dead-end Some customers can be terrible Job gets repitive with little oppurtunity to challenge yourself and do something different

  7. "The job is not something I would recommend."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's a job and they pay you

    Cons

    Terrible job and run terribly. They don't care about their employees whatsoever. I was replaced by employees from a government agency that took the majority of my hours. Those employees from the agency were only paid half of minimum wage.

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  8. "Post office for minimum wage, no thank you."

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Post Office Specialist in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good employee discount, flexible hours.

    Cons

    You get minimum wage working for shoppers instead working directly for Canada Post pays $21.19 an hour plus all the benefits.

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  9. "Learn to take the bad with the good"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Burlington, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Up to 30% off regular price with employee discount; close to home so minimal commute; uniform shirts provided at no cost to employee; job tasks easy to learn; some flexibility with shifts.

    Cons

    Seniority means little if anything; minimum wage job unless you're on the management track; inconsistent hours; not enough shifts.

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  10. "how it was at Shoppers"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Stocker 

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    it was a pretty good starting job

    Cons

    minimum wage pay but chill

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