Fred Meyer
Fred Meyer, Inc., is a chain of superstores founded in 1922 in Portland,... read more
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Joining Fred Meyer - Employee Onboarding

Employee Sentiment

The prevailing opinion from employees about joining Fred Meyer is that the company was unprepared on their first day. Fred Meyer employees concluded that their overall onboarding experience was positive. 33% said their direct manager was helpful with their acclimation during the first 90 days. First impressions are important, and how prepared a company is on your first day leaves a lasting impression.

Did you have a positive onboarding experience when you were hired at your current company?
Very Prepared
50%
Prepared
0%
Somewhat Prepared
0%
Unprepared
50%
Very Unprepared
0%
How prepared was your company on your first day of onboarding?
Was your direct manager helpful with your onboarding during your first 90 days?
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Meet Your Managers

Your direct manager highly affects your experience at a company; overall managers at Fred Meyer are rated a C. At Fred Meyer most employees said they received feedback every week or once a month. 50% of employees also said they felt comfortable giving their managers feedback. Learn More about your managers at Fred Meyer.

Every week
50%
Once a month
24%
Once a quarter
0%
Once a year
13%
Never
13%
How often do you get valuable feedback on how to improve at work?
Does your boss expect you to work when you're on vacation?
Do you feel comfortable giving your boss negative feedback?
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Negotiate Salary

If you think you and your skill set should be valued higher than your offer, negotiate your salary! 51% of men and 42% of women on Comparably said they negotiated their salaries. On average, Fred Meyer employees earn $117,256. Fred Meyer ranks in the Bottom 25% for compensation in Portland. Learn More about Salaries at Fred Meyer.

Average Salaries at Fred Meyer by Department
$146k*
Engineering
$188k*
Product
$114k*
Design
$105k*
Marketing
$74k*
Operations
$61k*
Admin
$114k*
Business Dev
$92k*
Finance
$239k*
Communications
$95k*
Customer Support
$177k*
HR
$60k*
IT
$159k*
Legal
$239k*
Sales

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

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Get Acclimated

Now that you’ve joined Fred Meyer, get acclimated. Is lunch a social time or do people sit at their desks? At Fred Meyer the most common answer selected by employees is a 1 hour break. Understand your coworkers and why they’ve chosen to stay at Fred Meyer, many employees say it’s because of the comp & benefits.

Company Mission
0%
Comp & Benefits
50%
Co-Workers
0%
Comfort & Familiarity
25%
Career Advancement Opportunities
25%
What's the main reason you stay at your current company?
>1 hour
0%
1 hour
100%
45 minutes
0%
30 minutes
0%
I eat at my desk
0%
How long do you take for lunch breaks?
Multiple times a week
40%
Once a week
0%
Once a month
0%
Once a quarter
20%
Never
40%
How often do you socialize with team members outside of work?
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Professional Development

Fred Meyer ranks in the Top 40% of companies for professional development in Portland. 50% of employees feel as though Fred Meyer is beneficial to their continuous career growth, and 29% said they had a mentor at the office. Learn More about Professional Development at Fred Meyer.

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Does your current company provide you meaningful opportunities for career advancement?
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