Compare Ann Taylor vs Talbots BETA

See how working at Ann Taylor vs. Talbots 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 Ann Taylor vs. Talbots. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Ann Taylor

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Talbots

Employee Ratings

  • Ann Taylor scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Talbots scored higher in 3 areas: Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2764 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1181 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Ann Taylor employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Talbots employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ann Taylor Ceo Gary Muto
64%
64%Gary Muto
CEO Approval
Talbots Ceo Lizanne Kindler
88%
88%Lizanne Kindler
Talbots employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than Ann Taylor employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
36%
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Talbots employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Ann Taylor employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Talbots salaries averaged $10,239 higher than Ann Taylor.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate572 Salaries
$11/hr
Store Manager248 Salaries
$63,845/yr
Co-Manager163 Salaries
$46,014/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate209 Salaries
$12/hr
Store Manager134 Salaries
$67,380/yr
General Manager30 Salaries
$73,195/yr

What Employees Say

  • Ann Taylor had 168 more reviews than Talbots that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • Ann Taylor had 53 more reviews than Talbots that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 312 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 217 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 49 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 41 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 223 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 108 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 55 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 35 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Key Holder

I worked at Ann Taylor part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

AT not only has great clothing and is a beautiful, timeless brand but they also teach you a lot about customer service and sales. My experience at AT helped shape my professional career and I still... use a lot of the foundational skills in my work today.

Cons

As with any retail, fluctuation of hours.

Advice to Management

Please keep teaching sales skills and styling techniques!

"Excellent"Aug 24, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at Talbots part-time for less than a year

Pros

Great crew, nice customers, good discounts.

Cons

Sales positions are not on commission.

Job Postings

Ann Taylor has 377 more recently posted open jobs than Talbots.