Compare J. C. Penney vs Sephora BETA

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

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Sephora

Employee Ratings

  • Sephora 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)
3.3
(based on 10187 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2337 reviews)
Sephora employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.3
Sephora employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Sephora employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.9
Sephora employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J. C. Penney Ceo Jill Soltau
56%
56%Jill Soltau
CEO Approval
Sephora Ceo Jean Andre Rougeot
74%
74%Jean Andre Rougeot
Sephora employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
52%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Sephora employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Sephora employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 26% higher than J. C. Penney employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Sephora salaries averaged $2,868 higher than J. C. Penney.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1281 Salaries
$11/hr
Temporary497 Salaries
$29,783/yr
Retail Sales Associate376 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate107 Salaries
$13/hr
Temporary121 Salaries
$38,383/yr
Cashier220 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at J. C. Penney.
  • "Free products" was the most mentioned Pro at Sephora.
  • "Credit card applications" was the most mentioned Con at J. C. Penney.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Sephora.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 612 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 312 reviews)
Pros
"Free products"(in 328 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 186 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 221 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 286 reviews)
"Part time"(in 113 reviews)
Featured Review
"Job"Dec 1, 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at J. C. Penney part-time for less than a year

Pros

Great place to have a job

Cons

Customers can be a bit demanding

"Great company"Oct 28, 2021

Current Employee - Sales and Service Lead

I have been working at Sephora full-time

Pros

Flexible hours Great work hours Upbeat Teamwork Always learning

Cons

Retail Work weekends Fast paced Abundance of goals Busy

Job Postings

J. C. Penney has 5,271 more recently posted open jobs than Sephora.