Compare Dave & Buster's vs Main Event BETA

See how working at Dave & Buster's vs. Main Event compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Dave & Buster's vs. Main Event. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Dave & Buster's

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Main Event

Employee Ratings

  • Main Event scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1186 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 599 reviews)
Main Event employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Dave & Buster's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Main Event employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Dave & Buster's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Main Event employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Dave & Buster's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dave & Buster's Ceo Steve King
79%
79%Steve King
CEO Approval
Main Event Ceo Chris Morris
86%
86%Chris Morris
Main Event employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Dave & Buster's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Main Event employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than Dave & Buster's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Main Event employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than Dave & Buster's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Dave & Buster's has 1 more total submitted salaries than Main Event.
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Salaries for similar jobs
Special Events Coordinator1 Salaries
₹ 20,720/mo

What Employees Say

  • Dave & Buster's had 51 more reviews than Main Event that mentioned "Fun environment" as a Pro.
  • Dave & Buster's had 68 more reviews than Main Event that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 90 reviews)
"Free games"(in 53 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 39 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 103 reviews)
"No breaks"(in 45 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 35 reviews)
"Late nights"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Server/Waiter

I worked at Dave & Buster's part-time for less than a year

Pros

Great atmosphere Awesome Management Good schedules

Cons

Huge building Lots of walking Low tips

Current Employee - Special Events Coordinator

I have been working at Main Event part-time

Pros

handling events and managing the situation with calmness.

Cons

Anger destroy the respect,work, and trust.

Job Postings

Dave & Buster's has 416 more recently posted open jobs than Main Event.