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 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 10959 reviews)
Kohl's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 20031 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Kohl's employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Kohl's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
82%
82%Michelle Gass
Kohl's employees rated their CEO Approval 20% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
62%
62%Jeff Gennette
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Kohl's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% 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 14% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Macy's has 11,041 more total submitted salaries than Kohl's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate589 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Floor Associate671 Salaries
$10/hr
POS Associate254 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2139 Salaries
$11/hr
Retail Merchandiser176 Salaries
$24,934/yr
Merchandise Team Manager205 Salaries
$62,322/yr

What Employees Say

  • Macy's had 926 more reviews than Kohl's that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • Macy's had 507 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 758 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 598 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1684 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1105 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 375 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 347 reviews)
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 986 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 595 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Loss Prevention Supervisor

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

Pros

Good pay Good Benefits Great work environment

Cons

Expensive Health coverage, PTO after 1 year working for them.

"Great"Oct 8, 2020

Current Employee - Kgs Research

I have been working at Macy's part-time

Pros

Great hours wow it is as so great working there wow

Cons

Far location it was so far

Job Postings

Macy's has 6,374 more recently posted open jobs than Kohl's.