Compare Macy's vs DSW BETA

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

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DSW

Employee Ratings

  • Macy's scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
  • DSW scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 21028 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2598 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
67%
67%Jeff Gennette
CEO Approval
DSW Ceo Roger Rawlins
72%
72%Roger Rawlins
DSW employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
61%
DSW employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
32%
Positive Business Outlook
39%
DSW employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Macy's has 24,101 more total submitted salaries than DSW.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate2369 Salaries
$12/hr
Cosmetics Counter Manager914 Salaries
$15/hr
Merchandise Team Manager363 Salaries
$64,636/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate843 Salaries
$10/hr
Store Manager212 Salaries
$74,451/yr
DSW ASSOCIATE66 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • Macy's had 1,523 more reviews than DSW that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
  • "Rewards program" was the most mentioned Con at DSW.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1717 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1128 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 194 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 152 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 997 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 620 reviews)
Cons
"Rewards program"(in 166 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 82 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Student

I worked at Macy's

Pros

great culture I love it

Cons

no growth and no bonus potential

Current Employee - Store Manager

I have been working at DSW full-time

Pros

Positive Environment Keeping up with Trend Great Hours Great Benefits

Cons

Too good of employee discount- can never have enough shoes!

Job Postings

Macy's has 34 more recently posted open jobs than DSW.