Compare Macy's vs MAC Cosmetics BETA

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

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MAC Cosmetics

Employee Ratings

  • Macy's scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • MAC Cosmetics scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 20441 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1586 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
MAC Cosmetics employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Macy's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.8
MAC Cosmetics employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
62%
62%Jeff Gennette
CEO Approval
MAC Cosmetics Ceo John Demsey
62%
62%John Demsey
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
53%
% Recommend to a friend
61%
MAC Cosmetics employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
38%
MAC Cosmetics employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Macy's has 24,680 more total submitted salaries than MAC Cosmetics.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate2315 Salaries
$11/hr
Cosmetics Counter Manager899 Salaries
$15/hr
Beauty Advisor331 Salaries
$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Manager7 Salaries
$55,700/yr
MAC Artist127 Salaries
$18/hr
Makeup Artist123 Salaries
$18/hr

What Employees Say

  • Macy's had 1,625 more reviews than MAC Cosmetics that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at MAC Cosmetics.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1697 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1119 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 76 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 72 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 993 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 605 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 180 reviews)
"Sales goals"(in 123 reviews)
Featured Review
"Perfume"Oct 22, 2020

Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate

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

Pros

Diverse, Friendly staff, great location

Cons

short breaks, advancement opportunities, nothing else

Current Employee - Makeup Artist

I have been working at MAC Cosmetics part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great discount , growth opportunities, fun and positive work environment. Was able to learn and build artistry skills

Cons

Standing on my feet, long weekend hours . Howeve my manager wa a great at giving us weekends off if we wanted them

Advice to Management

Focus on core values and promote from within

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