GameStop overview

GameStop Corp. is an American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer. The company is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, United States, a suburb of Dallas, and operates 7,267 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.
The staff at GameStop come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 25.7% female and 40.7% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, GameStop notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 72.0%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at GameStop tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 1.9 years. The average employee at GameStop makes $35,028 per year. In comparison, some of its highest paying competitors, like Best Buy, AutoZone, and Tractor Supply Company, pay $61,949, $51,023, and $44,090, respectively.
GameStop is an industry leader with 22,000 employees and an annual revenue of $9.2B that is headquartered in Texas.

The Organization’s Mission

Our GameStop, EB Games and Electronics Boutique retail locations set us apart in the industry. Everything that we offer our customers-from our expansive selection of new products, to our knowledgeable associates and our value-added pre-owned products-is geared to deliver customer satisfaction. We complement our store network with GameStop. Com and EBgames. Com, and publish Game Informer, one of the industry's largest circulation video game magazines.

Industry

Retail - Apparel & Specialty

Revenue

$9.2B

Employees

22,000

Founded in

1984

Headquarters

Grapevine, TX

Website

gamestop.com

Organization Type

Public

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The Culture At GameStop

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Health benefits and discounts Show More
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Disconnected corporate in a company going bankrupt. Show More

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You can meet a lot of great people. Show More

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Low pay compared to other companies. Show More

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Free video games. Show More
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GameStop Rankings

GameStop is ranked #8 on the Best Retail Companies to Work For in Texas list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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GameStop Salaries

How much does GameStop pay?
The national average salary for a GameStop employee in the United States is $35,028 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $51,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $23,000 per year.
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GameStop Salaries By Job Title

The average employee at GameStop earns a yearly salary of $35,028 per year, but different jobs can earn drastically different salaries. The higher paying positions at GameStop include Sales Representative, Store Manager, Assistant Manager, and Customer Service Associate. A typical Sales Representative salary at GameStop is $60,444. Other roles at GameStop include Cashier and Warehouse Worker. A Cashier at GameStop earns an average yearly salary of $25,047.

GameStop careers

On average, employees at GameStop stay with the company for 1.9 years. Employees most commonly join GameStop after leaving Walmart. When they leave GameStop, they most frequently get their next job at Walmart.

Average Length of Employment
J. C. Penney2.3 years

GameStop

1.9 years
Dollar Tree1.4 years
Top Employers Before GameStop
Walmart15.7 %
Target7.4 %
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Top Employers After GameStop
Walmart16.2 %
Best Buy12.2 %
Target8.1 %
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GameStop Financial Performance

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Revenue

> $1B

Founded in

1984

Organization type

Public

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GameStop Subsidiaries

Subsidiaries to GameStop include EB Nevada. Employees at the parent company, GameStop, earn $35,028 whereas employees at EB Nevada earn $64,716, on average.
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GameStop Competitors

Based on our research, similar companies to GameStop are Best Buy, AutoZone, and Tractor Supply Company. The average salaries at Best Buy rank the highest, with their employees earning an average salary of $61,949 per year. Employees at AutoZone earn an average of $51,023 per year, and the employees at Tractor Supply Company earn an average salary of $44,090 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions about GameStop

When was GameStop founded?

GameStop was founded in 1984.

How many Employees does GameStop have?

GameStop has 22,000 employees.

How much money does GameStop make?

GameStop generates $9.2B in revenue.

What industry is GameStop in?

GameStop is in the retail - apparel & specialty industry.

What is GameStop's mission?

GameStop's mission statement is "Our GameStop, EB Games and Electronics Boutique retail locations set us apart in the industry. Everything that we offer our customers-from our expansive selection of new products, to our knowledgeable associates and our value-added pre-owned products-is geared to deliver customer satisfaction. We complement our store network with GameStop. Com and EBgames. Com, and publish Game Informer, one of the industry's largest circulation video game magazines."

What type of company is GameStop?

GameStop is a public company.

Who are GameStop's competitors?

GameStop competitors include J. C. Penney, Michaels Stores, Dollar Tree, Tractor Supply Company, Dollar General, Best Buy, AutoZone, Burlington, Toys R Us, Macy's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Big Lots, Gap, Kohl's, Sears Holdings, Bed Bath & Beyond, Ross Stores, Advance Auto Parts, Lowe's, Dillard's.

Where is GameStop's headquarters?

GameStop's headquarters is in Grapevine, TX.

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