Compare Forever 21 vs rue21 BETA

See how rue21 vs. Forever 21 compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 5436 reviews)
2.8
(based on 1400 reviews)
Career Opportunities
2.6
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
2.3
2.4
Work-life balance
2.8
2.7
Senior Management
2.3
2.5
Culture & Values
2.6
2.8
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Do Won "Don" Chang
34%Do Won "Don" Chang
rue21 Ceo Michael Appel
44%Michael Appel
% Recommend to a friend
37%
37%
Positive Business Outlook
26%
27%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate828 Salaries
$10/hr
Visual Merchandiser305 Salaries
$14/hr
Co-Manager128 Salaries
$19/hr
Sales Associate130 Salaries
$9/hr
Store Manager443 Salaries
$47,011/yr
Assistant Manager69 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Fast paced"(in 303 reviews)
"Great people"(in 153 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 92 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 46 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 250 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 222 reviews)
"Sell fragrance"(in 79 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 70 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Forever 21 full-time for more than a year

Pros

Coworkers become close friends

Cons

Whenever the store gets slow

Advice to Management

This was one of my favorite companies. You don’t realize until your gone

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at rue21 part-time for more than a year

Pros

Everyone gets along and it’s like a small family. I love my managers and how they make sure their associates know what’s going on.

Cons

Hours can be a bit slim

Job Postings