Compare Athleta vs lululemon BETA

See how working at Athleta vs. lululemon 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 Athleta vs. lululemon. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Athleta

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lululemon

Employee Ratings

  • Athleta scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • lululemon scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
4.3
(based on 846 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 3227 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.9
lululemon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Athleta employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
lululemon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Athleta employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
4.1
lululemon employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Athleta employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Athleta Ceo Mary Beth Laughton
97%
97%Mary Beth Laughton
Athleta employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than lululemon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
lululemon Ceo Calvin McDonald
94%
94%Calvin McDonald
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
lululemon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Athleta employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Positive Business Outlook
82%
lululemon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Athleta employees rated theirs.

Salaries

lululemon has 1,540 more total submitted salaries than Athleta.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate103 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate443 Salaries
$11/hr
Customer Experience Lead41 Salaries
$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Key Leader419 Salaries
$18/hr
Sales Associate41 Salaries
$15/hr
Lululemon Educator242 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Athleta.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at lululemon.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Athleta.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at lululemon.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 111 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 74 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 193 reviews)
"Personal development"(in 152 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 32 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 29 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 125 reviews)
"Work weekends"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review
"Acting Manager"May 4, 2021

Current Employee - Acting Manager

I have been working at Athleta full-time for more than a year

Pros

Wonderful benefits with great associates and managers

Cons

A lot of employees can be hard to train, but absolutely doable

Advice to Management

Clear communication can be hard to translate sometimes

Former Employee - Educator

I worked at lululemon full-time for more than a year

Pros

cool shop, interesting coworkers, fun environment

Cons

It is still a retail job, although it's the best one

Job Postings

lululemon has 712 more recently posted open jobs than Athleta.