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 23690 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 7146 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Macy's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.8
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
68%
68%Jeff Gennette
Macy's employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
56%
56%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Macy's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Macy's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
32%

Salaries

Macy's has 25,677 more total submitted salaries than Forever 21.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2637 Salaries
$13/hr
Retail Sales Associate976 Salaries
$13/hr
Assistant Buyer238 Salaries
$62,684/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1627 Salaries
$12/hr
Visual Merchandiser384 Salaries
$15/hr
Co-Manager162 Salaries
$20/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 767 more reviews than Forever 21 that mentioned "Low pay" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1888 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1264 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 343 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 192 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 1054 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 1040 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 279 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 273 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Store Colleague

I worked at Macy's part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good pay flexibility with tardiness

Cons

Downsides include flow of security problems

Advice to Management

For future advice watch colleagues more closely in case they have issues with the work or anything else that can happen.

"Forever 21"Jan 20, 2022

Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I worked at Forever 21 part-time for less than a year

Pros

Learned good customer service and communication skills

Cons

On feet for many hours

Job Postings

Macy's has 6,839 more recently posted open jobs than Forever 21.
Recent Jobs
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