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On average, employees at Food Lion give their company a 3.9 rating out of 5.0 - which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Food Lion employees are Store Managers submitting an average rating of 4.8 and Office Assistants with a rating of 4.7.

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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 51 Food Lion Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.7
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
3.9
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Dairy Clerk

"I’ve been at foodlion since I was 16 and it’s a good company with great benefits and good environment for working"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Food Lion Employee

"I've been there five months & overall it's just a job but not where I see myself in the future."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Food Lion (78)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is Lehigh Press (8)
2.7 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Aaron Brothers (16)
3.6 Average of All Companies in this Industry (7,539)
Food Lion Employee

"I had no issues with management. My wages were fair and I was given reviews of my performance so I was allowed to self improve. My experience wasn't pleasant or unpleasant. If I had any problems, reporting to management was easy and any issues were handled efficiently and with confidentiality."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Scan Analyst

"I have worked for Food Lion, Inc. over a period of 10 plus. The only problem I have with this company is the pay and how they promote individuals. I have a great relationship with all employees, vendors, and customers. I really feel that if they paid employees more they wouldn't have as much turned over."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Food Lion Employee

"As far as the managers go they are very disrespectful. they bully their employees and they don’t care about their employees especially the customer service manager she can’t keep people upfront because she allows her position at the company to go to her head. this is why lots of people want to quit or change positions."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Food Lion Employee

"If you are a self motivated, self determined, and self starting individual, then Food Lion wants you! I am so excited to. E working for a company that promotes you within months. I started out as a FFD associate, then got promoted to Grocery Manager, took a step down to be a Produce Manager, and now I am an Evening Manager. Yes, it is hard yet steady work. You have to be a people person, a problem solver, a student, a teacher, and sometimes even a robot! They also offer so many different discounts on things as far as on the website for other things we purchase. I use the auto insurance, 401k, and health benefits. This company has really helped me become stable financially. I am grateful."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Store Director

"It is excellent company to work for."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Food Lion Employee

"Great people to work with/for"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Assistant Manager

"I’m the man for the job. No explanation needed. I stand out. I get the job (any job) done. Any employer that I’ve worked for would take me back with no questions asked. I’ve only ever left a company for a higher paying job. I excel in any and every role. I've never ask to be promoted, the talent speaks for itself. I’m teachable along with being a great teacher and trainer. I’ll turn your worst employee to your best one. I’ll bring skills you’ve never seen before. I’m him."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Food Lion Employee

"I enjoy my job because of the people I work with. It's all about the culture from place to place, and the branch I work in is very team-oriented and stresses a family dynamic. That has been my experience, but again, that varies from place to place based on leadership."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Food Lion Employee

"Have worked there for many years, and while there were rules for no food on the front end which makes sense, drinks were always permitted until recently. Every other employee in every other department throughout the store can easily leave their workstation unattended for bathroom, water fountain and smoking breaks and nearly all of them do so often. But cashiers can only leave at break time or customer traffic permitting, which sometimes leaves us waiting for an hour or more for a trip to the water fountain, which is unacceptable in light of the fact that no other employee in the store has that restriction. Because of that and because a cashier's job requires excessive talking which is dehydrating to provide even basic customer courtesy, far more than any other job in the store, cashiers should at least be permitted to have bottled water at the registers. There are ample places to keep them out of customer sight and well away from the electronics at the front of the store at our workstations. Additionally, one lady cashier is a diabetic and brings her temperature-sensitive medications in an insulated bag that she used to keep by her register with her. They recently told her that had to be stored in the common break room in the back of the store, well out of reach should she need it and well out of sight to supervise it and ensure it's not being tampered with or stolen. Food Lion has been in business a long time, long enough to know what people need to do their jobs well. Water and our meds shouldn't be too much to ask for. So why is it?"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Sales Lead

"I'm underpaid for the amount of work I have to do and the distance I come to work. They put an extreme amount of work on me, want it perfect in 40 hours, and lied to me telling me they were gonna give me more money after 3 months."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Lead Stocker

"I worked for Food Lion for 4 years, it is a company that provides everyone an opportunity to develop personal skills such as communicating with co-workers, satisfying customers, and following the standard practice. However retail is very unpredictable. Food Lion prepares employees for fast-learning and decision-making circumstances."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Food Lion Employee

"I've only worked for this company for a few weeks."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Food Lion Employee

"Instead of allowing those who are working to get more hours, they insist on hiring more people, cutting those who want to work more hours back. We constantly fight for hours. There is no way one can live on 15 to 23 hours a work week. The overall management of the company does not care about it's associates. Moving up is impossible. Too much favoritism goes on. If you are not in the "in crowd" with the management, do not suck up to management, then you basically get little to no hours. I would not recommend."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5

Food Lion Reviews FAQs

Is Food Lion a good company to work for?

Food Lion has an overall rating of 3.9 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 51 Food Lion Review Ratings left anonymously by Food Lion employees, which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 90% of employees would recommend working at Food Lion.

Does Food Lion pay their employees well?

Food Lion employees earn $26,000 annually on average, or $13 per hour, which is 61% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 17 Food Lion employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Food Lion Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Food Lion?

90% of employees would recommend working at Food Lion with the overall rating of 3.9 out of 5. Employees also rated Food Lion 3.7 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.7 for Rewards You Receive, 3.8 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Food Lion?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Food Lion is a Director of Retail Operations at $111,000 annually. Browse Food Lion Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Food Lion?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Food Lion is a Grocery Bagger at $12,000 annually. Browse Food Lion Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Food Lion?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Food Lion to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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