Compare Macy's vs American Eagle Outfitters BETA

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

Employee Ratings

  • American Eagle Outfitters 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)
3.4
(based on 23276 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 6513 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
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
68%
68%Jeff Gennette
CEO Approval
American Eagle Outfitters Ceo Jay Schottenstein
72%
72%Jay Schottenstein
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
63%
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
49%
American Eagle Outfitters employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, American Eagle Outfitters salaries averaged $2,196 higher than Macy's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2577 Salaries
$13/hr
Retail Sales Associate951 Salaries
$12/hr
Assistant Buyer233 Salaries
$61,673/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1532 Salaries
$10/hr
Retail Sales Associate372 Salaries
$10/hr
Manager In Training96 Salaries
$68,267/yr

What Employees Say

  • Macy's had 1,171 more reviews than American Eagle Outfitters that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • Macy's had 710 more reviews than American Eagle Outfitters that mentioned "Credit cards" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1717 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1128 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 657 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 546 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 997 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 620 reviews)
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 287 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 199 reviews)
Featured Review
"Feedback"Dec 1, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Macy's part-time

Pros

Good supervisor Good environment and coworkers

Cons

Low wage, customers, no hours

"Boring"Nov 29, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at American Eagle Outfitters part-time for less than a year

Pros

Discounts, people, hours, chill, happy

Cons

Just boring, lots of standing, sometimes just busy work

Job Postings

Macy's has 12,563 more recently posted open jobs than American Eagle Outfitters.