Compare J. Crew vs Forever 21 BETA

See how working at J. Crew vs. Forever 21 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. Crew vs. Forever 21. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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J. Crew

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • J. Crew 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 3131 reviews)
J. Crew employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 6568 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
J. Crew employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
J. Crew employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
J. Crew employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
J. Crew employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
J. Crew employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J. Crew Ceo Libby Wadle
89%
89%Libby Wadle
J. Crew employees rated their CEO Approval 34% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
55%
55%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
J. Crew employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
45%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
J. Crew employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
27%

Salaries

Forever 21 has 2,825 more total submitted salaries than J. Crew.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate839 Salaries
$13/hr
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$11/hr
Assistant Manager124 Salaries
$18/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at J. Crew.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at J. Crew.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Con at Forever 21.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 292 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 291 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 319 reviews)
"Great people"(in 168 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 100 reviews)
"Call shifts"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 265 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 248 reviews)
Featured Review
"Pretty great"Jun 4, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at J. Crew part-time

Pros

good pay, easy job, good discounts, flexible schedule

Cons

it gets boring working in retail

"Great"Apr 10, 2021

Former Employee - Worker

I worked at Forever 21 full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

It was a company I worked for

Cons

The store is no longer open

Job Postings

J. Crew has 613 more recently posted open jobs than Forever 21.