Compare Macy's vs Publix BETA

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

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Publix

Employee Ratings

  • Publix 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 23622 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 11978 reviews)
Publix employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.9
Publix employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Publix employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.4
Publix employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.8
Publix employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
68%
68%Jeff Gennette
CEO Approval
Publix Ceo Todd Jones
72%
72%Todd Jones
Publix employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Publix employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Positive Business Outlook
65%
Publix employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Macy's has 17,731 more total submitted salaries than Publix.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
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$13/hr
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$13/hr
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$14/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Macy's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Publix.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Publix.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1888 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1264 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 932 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 608 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 1054 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 1040 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 444 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 429 reviews)
Featured Review

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryFormer - Fufillment Expert

I worked at Macy's for less than a year

Pros

Great staff, flexible hours, manageable work always provided help if you needed it

Cons

Sometimes had to come really early for a shift

Former Employee - Grocery Stocker

I worked at Publix part-time for more than a year

Pros

Easy job. Can learn whole process quickly, and that process will not change.

Cons

Mundane at times. All physical labor.

Advice to Management

More full time opportunities

Job Postings

Macy's has 8,526 more recently posted open jobs than Publix.
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