Compare J. Crew vs Madewell BETA

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

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Madewell

Employee Ratings

  • J. Crew scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Madewell scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.8
(based on 3180 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1075 reviews)
Madewell employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.2
Madewell employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
4.0
Madewell employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.3
Madewell employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J. Crew Ceo Libby Wadle
91%
91%Libby Wadle
J. Crew employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Madewell employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Madewell Ceo Libby Wadle
79%
79%Libby Wadle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Madewell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Madewell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Madewell salaries averaged $0 higher than J. Crew.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate859 Salaries
$13/hr
Retail Sales Associate216 Salaries
$11/hr
Stylist158 Salaries
$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate523 Salaries
$13/hr
Retail Sales Associate115 Salaries
$12/hr
Stylist47 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • J. Crew had 121 more reviews than Madewell that mentioned "Great discount" as a Pro.
  • J. Crew had 57 more reviews than Madewell that mentioned "Part time" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 292 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 291 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 171 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 93 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 100 reviews)
"Call shifts"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 43 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review
"Photography"Jul 21, 2021

Current Contractor - Photographer

I have been working at J. Crew for less than a year

Pros

Photos prints pics and pictures

Cons

Not not photos and prints

Advice to Management

Doing well

"Great!"Jul 19, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Madewell part-time for more than a year

Pros

Loved working here, a great company to work for

Cons

In busy seasons it was a little demanding

Job Postings

J. Crew has 687 more recently posted open jobs than Madewell.