Compare Dillard's vs J. C. Penney BETA

See how working at Dillard's vs. J. C. Penney 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 Dillard's vs. J. C. Penney. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Dillard's

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J. C. Penney

Employee Ratings

  • Dillard's scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • J. C. Penney scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 5379 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 9584 reviews)
J. C. Penney employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.6
Work-life balance
3.4
J. C. Penney employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.5
Senior Management
3.1
J. C. Penney employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.6
Culture & Values
3.4
J. C. Penney employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dillard's Ceo Bill Dillard II
49%
49%Bill Dillard II
CEO Approval
J. C. Penney Ceo Jill Soltau
63%
63%Jill Soltau
J. C. Penney employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
44%
% Recommend to a friend
55%
J. C. Penney employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
34%
Dillard's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
26%

Salaries

J. C. Penney has 7,685 more total submitted salaries than Dillard's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate903 Salaries
$14/hr
Selling Business Manager177 Salaries
$16/hr
Beauty Advisor392 Salaries
$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1172 Salaries
$10/hr
Customer Service885 Salaries
$54,534/yr
Salon Manager418 Salaries
$17,833/yr

What Employees Say

  • J. C. Penney had 163 more reviews than Dillard's that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Sales goals" was the most mentioned Con at Dillard's.
  • "Credit card applications" was the most mentioned Con at J. C. Penney.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 487 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 449 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 612 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 312 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Sales goals"(in 609 reviews)
"Sales quota"(in 304 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 221 reviews)
Featured Review
"A great company"Jan 17, 2021

Former Employee - General Manager

I worked at Dillard's full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Rewards hard work and effort. Not stuck at minimum wage.

Cons

Working holidays and weekends consistently

"great"Jun 17, 2021

Current Employee - Cash Handler

I have been working at J. C. Penney part-time

Pros

work with schedule, flexible hours, understanding management

Cons

not enough hours, lacking in pay

Job Postings

J. C. Penney has 5,254 more recently posted open jobs than Dillard's.