Compare Cedar Fair vs California's Great America BETA

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Cedar Fair

Employee Ratings

  • Cedar Fair scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 232 reviews)
Cedar Fair employees rated their Overall Rating 0.9 higher than California's Great America employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 198 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Cedar Fair employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than California's Great America employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Cedar Fair employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than California's Great America employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Cedar Fair employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than California's Great America employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Cedar Fair employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than California's Great America employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cedar Fair Ceo Richard Zimmerman
89%
89%Richard Zimmerman
CEO Approval
California's Great America Ceo Richard Zimmerman
N/ARichard Zimmerman
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Cedar Fair employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than California's Great America employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Cedar Fair employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than California's Great America employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
21%

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What Employees Say

  • "Free admission" was the most mentioned Pro at Cedar Fair.
  • "Free park admission" was the most mentioned Pro at California's Great America.
  • Cedar Fair had 32 more reviews than California's Great America that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • California's Great America had 1 more reviews than Cedar Fair that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free admission"(in 17 reviews)
"Lots of hours"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Free park admission"(in 11 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 42 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 14 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 15 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 10 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Applications Developer

I worked at Cedar Fair for less than a year

Pros

The manager is helpful ok

Cons

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at California's Great America full-time

Pros

Good summer time job, but the work environment is far from ideal

Cons

Managements does not work with people's schedules

Advice to Management

Hire qualified managers

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