Compare Macy's vs Barnes & Noble BETA

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

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Barnes & Noble

Employee Ratings

  • Macy's scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
  • Barnes & Noble scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, 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)
3.4
(based on 23275 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 5524 reviews)
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.7
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.4
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.8
Barnes & Noble employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
68%
68%Jeff Gennette
CEO Approval
Barnes & Noble Ceo James Daunt
71%
71%James Daunt
Barnes & Noble employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Barnes & Noble employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Macy's has 23,846 more total submitted salaries than Barnes & Noble.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2579 Salaries
$13/hr
Retail Sales Associate952 Salaries
$12/hr
Merchandise Team Manager210 Salaries
$65,521/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Bookseller1615 Salaries
$11/hr
Assistant Store Manager310 Salaries
$56,668/yr
Temporary319 Salaries
$35,830/yr

What Employees Say

  • Macy's had 1,312 more reviews than Barnes & Noble that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Barnes & Noble.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1717 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1128 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 405 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 997 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 620 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 209 reviews)
"Part time"(in 198 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

"Good Experiences"Oct 23, 2021

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time

Pros

Barnes & Noble was a good place tp gain experiences, it was a good team, environment, and hard working

Cons

Any negative comment about Barnes & Noble

Advice to Management

The manager was a good mentor because she was very devoted to teach al the team

Job Postings

Macy's has 14,630 more recently posted open jobs than Barnes & Noble.