Five Guys
Happiness rating is 59 out of 100
3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Five Guys Careers and Employment

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About the company

  • CEO
    John Eckbert
    75%
    approve of John Eckbert's performance
  • Founded
    1986
  • Company size
    1001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    $5M to $25M (USD)
  • Industry
    Restaurants & Food Service
  • Headquarters
    Lorton
  • Link
    Five Guys website
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Management

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Salaries

Salary estimated from 21.1K employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Benefits

Employees at Five Guys have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.

Retirement plan
Health insurance
Vision insurance
Dental insurance
Bonus pay
Paid time off
Flexible schedule
Parental leave
Employee assistance program
Pet insurance
401k matching
Employee discount
Weekly bonus
Quarterly bonus

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 6.2K reviews and is evolving.

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Reviews

Cashier/Cook in Sterling, VA
on November 19, 2019
working there was fun and I got to eat a free meal I just didn’t like some of the managers I don’t know if they are still there are not but one of the managers was very rude.
Food Service Worker in Hamburg, NY
on August 8, 2022
Good environment. Nice coworkers. Most management is nice and flexible/accommodating. Not a whole lot of opportunities to move up. Especially if you're a girl, be prepared to only take orders, clean, and *maybe* get to prepare buns if you're lucky. You will also straight up be trained differently than male coworkers, too. But if you want opportunities and to actually cook your time is better spent elsewhere.
Crew Member in Gainesville, VA
on August 6, 2022
At first I thought this job was going to be great until not even a month in, I was already being yelled at and berated for not learning fast enough. Coworkers and managers constantly talk bad about eachother and were prone to getting angry and impatient, assistant manager was a horrible and difficult person to work with and it was hard connecting with anyone. Coworkers also talked bad about the customers alot, even when the customer never did anything wrong. This job made me realize how important work environment is for me and so I decided to eventually quit once I had enough. I'd rather get less pay in a job I'm happy to go to than stay in a place like this.
Crew Member in Norman, OK
on August 5, 2022
A typical day at work at five guys is walking in, finding out what you're running, and going on from there. Depending on how staffed the day is, you may be running multiple stations. I learned a lot about multitasking and just handling situations I didn't really either like or agree with. Management is good, but it's almost always changing.
Crew in Monroeville
on August 4, 2022
Good pay but treated like your in high school. Constant call offs. People not trained properly. Have to constantly worry about shops and steritech. Place to only work temporarily

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