Compare Best Buy vs Macy's BETA

See how working at Best Buy vs. Macy's 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 Best Buy vs. Macy's. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Best Buy

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Macy's

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy 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)
3.9
(based on 23174 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 20577 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Best Buy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Best Buy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
74%
74%Corie Barry
Best Buy employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
63%
63%Jeff Gennette
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 26% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 31% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Best Buy has 5,607 more total submitted salaries than Macy's.
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What Employees Say

  • Best Buy had 565 more reviews than Macy's that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • Macy's had 83 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2262 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 958 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1697 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1119 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 583 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 522 reviews)
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 993 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 605 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Product Manager

I have been working at Best Buy full-time

Pros

Great work/life balance, really emphasize being human

Cons

Transforming to real product model but taking time

"Great Place"Jan 24, 2021

Former Employee - Regional Operations Manager

I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Awesome working environment. Great team morale!

Cons

You have to work most weekends.

Advice to Management

Flexibility

Job Postings

Macy's has 351 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.