Compare American Eagle Outfitters vs Forever 21 BETA

See how working at American Eagle Outfitters vs. Forever 21 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 American Eagle Outfitters vs. Forever 21. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Eagle Outfitters

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • American Eagle Outfitters 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)
3.6
(based on 6394 reviews)
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 6929 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Eagle Outfitters Ceo Jay Schottenstein
73%
73%Jay Schottenstein
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
57%
57%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
31%

Salaries

American Eagle Outfitters has 290 more total submitted salaries than Forever 21.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1491 Salaries
$10/hr
Retail Sales Associate363 Salaries
$10/hr
Manager In Training96 Salaries
$68,038/yr
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Sales Associate1576 Salaries
$12/hr
Visual Merchandiser379 Salaries
$15/hr
Co-Manager160 Salaries
$20/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at American Eagle Outfitters.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at American Eagle Outfitters.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Con at Forever 21.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 657 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 546 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 319 reviews)
"Great people"(in 168 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 287 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 199 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 265 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 248 reviews)
Featured Review
"good"Sep 1, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at American Eagle Outfitters part-time for less than a year

Pros

learn a lot of self discipline

Cons

not very flexible schedule sadly

Advice to Management

no advice just vibes yea

"Good"Oct 24, 2021

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryCurrent - Sales Associate

I have been working at Forever 21

Pros

Good i liked it a lot

Cons

No cons that i can think of

Job Postings

American Eagle Outfitters has 2,559 more recently posted open jobs than Forever 21.