Compare Macy's vs Madewell BETA

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

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Madewell

Employee Ratings

  • Madewell 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 20433 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 858 reviews)
Madewell employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.4
Madewell employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Madewell employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
4.3
Madewell employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
4.0
Madewell employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
4.3
Madewell employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
62%
62%Jeff Gennette
CEO Approval
Madewell Ceo Millard Drexler
85%
85%Millard Drexler
Madewell employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
53%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Madewell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 30% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Madewell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Macy's has 25,224 more total submitted salaries than Madewell.
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What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Macy's.
  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Madewell.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Madewell.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1697 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1119 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 169 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 91 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 993 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 605 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 41 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 24 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Store Environment Lead

I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Willing to work with a schedule, fun work environment, good work colleagues and managers, Happy with the work corporate does for the community.

Cons

pay rate, crazy holiday hours, lack of floor coverage

Advice to Management

Retain great associates if the pay rate was competitive to other businesses.

"Good time"Jan 13, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Madewell part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good discount and fun coworkers

Cons

Short shifts and no commissions

Job Postings

Macy's has 1,078 more recently posted open jobs than Madewell.