Compare Macy's vs Forever 21 BETA

See how working at Macy's vs. Forever 21 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. Forever 21. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Macy's

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • Macy's scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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 20463 reviews)
Macy's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 6089 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Macy's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Macy's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Macy's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
62%
62%Jeff Gennette
Macy's employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
50%
50%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Macy's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Macy's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
24%

Salaries

Macy's has 20,161 more total submitted salaries than Forever 21.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate2329 Salaries
$11/hr
Cosmetics Counter Manager903 Salaries
$15/hr
Merchandise Team Manager362 Salaries
$64,475/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1324 Salaries
$10/hr
Visual Merchandiser353 Salaries
$14/hr
OTA13 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Macy's.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • Macy's had 360 more reviews than Forever 21 that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1697 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1119 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 317 reviews)
"Great people"(in 165 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 993 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 605 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 262 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 245 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Store Manager

I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

CEO, Vision, Merchandise, Fairness, Compensation

Cons

At times too political. Last boss not the best which is why I left.

"Reviewer"Jan 10, 2021

Former Employee - Project Manager

I worked at Forever 21 full-time

Pros

Lunch CEO retirement breaks Time

Cons

Vacation lunch breaks staff vacation

Job Postings

Forever 21 has 27 more recently posted open jobs than Macy's.