Compare Dillard's vs Ulta Beauty BETA

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

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Ulta Beauty

Employee Ratings

  • Ulta Beauty 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)
3.0
(based on 5379 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 6762 reviews)
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.2
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.6
Work-life balance
3.1
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.5
Senior Management
3.1
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.6
Culture & Values
3.6
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dillard's Ceo Bill Dillard II
49%
49%Bill Dillard II
CEO Approval
Ulta Beauty Ceo Mary Dillon
82%
82%Mary Dillon
Ulta Beauty employees rated their CEO Approval 33% higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
44%
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Ulta Beauty employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
34%
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Dillard's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Ulta Beauty has 3,708 more total submitted salaries than Dillard's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Beauty Advisor392 Salaries
$16/hr
Sales Associate903 Salaries
$14/hr
Selling Specialist77 Salaries
$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Beauty Advisor2034 Salaries
$11/hr
Retail Sales Manager178 Salaries
$19/hr
General Manager420 Salaries
$67,614/yr

What Employees Say

  • Dillard's had 45 more reviews than Ulta Beauty that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Sales goals" was the most mentioned Con at Dillard's.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Ulta Beauty.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 487 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 449 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 404 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 244 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Sales goals"(in 609 reviews)
"Sales quota"(in 304 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 223 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 214 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

Current Employee - Retail Operations Manager

I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time for less than a year

Pros

I love the camaraderie at Ulta. It truly feels like family here. I enjoy my position and the low stress!

Cons

I have yet to experience anything negative!

Job Postings

Ulta Beauty has 5,593 more recently posted open jobs than Dillard's.