Compare Kohl's vs Macy's BETA

See how working at Kohl's vs. Macy's 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 Kohl's vs. Macy's. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Kohl's

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Macy's

Employee Ratings

  • Kohl's scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Macy's scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 13282 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 23248 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
68%
68%Michelle Gass
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
68%
68%Jeff Gennette
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Kohl's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Kohl's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

Macy's has 13,775 more total submitted salaries than Kohl's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1240 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Floor Associate699 Salaries
$10/hr
Beauty Advisor261 Salaries
$31,038/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2573 Salaries
$13/hr
Retail Sales Associate949 Salaries
$12/hr
Beauty Advisor382 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • Macy's had 936 more reviews than Kohl's that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • Macy's had 503 more reviews than Kohl's that mentioned "Flexible schedule" as a Pro.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Kohl's.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 781 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 625 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1717 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1128 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 389 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 357 reviews)
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 997 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 620 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Customer Service Associate

I worked at Kohl's part-time for less than a year

Pros

Flexibility and the employee discount

Cons

Didn’t really see any cons

"It's so jolly"Nov 24, 2021

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryCurrent - Christmas Elf

I have been working at Macy's for more than a year

Pros

Customer Facing Great for actors Great for Christmas lovers Great for elderly

Cons

Elves must sanitize and clean all equipment themselves

Job Postings

Macy's has 10,653 more recently posted open jobs than Kohl's.