Compare Macy's vs Williams-Sonoma BETA

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

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Williams-Sonoma

Employee Ratings

  • Macy's scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Williams-Sonoma scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits 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 21808 reviews)
Macy's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 2443 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Macy's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Macy's employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Macy's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
67%
67%Jeff Gennette
Macy's employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Williams-Sonoma Ceo Laura J. Alber
62%
62%Laura J. Alber
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Macy's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Williams-Sonoma employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
47%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
33%
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Williams-Sonoma employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Macy's has 26,544 more total submitted salaries than Williams-Sonoma.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2378 Salaries
$12/hr
Beauty Advisor1341 Salaries
$13/hr
Customer Service Representative348 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate191 Salaries
$11/hr
Store Manager81 Salaries
$64,697/yr
Customer Service Representative270 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • Macy's had 1,512 more reviews than Williams-Sonoma that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Williams-Sonoma.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1717 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1128 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 205 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 197 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 997 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 620 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 108 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 86 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Jan 18, 2021

Current Employee - Sales

I have been working at Macy's full-time

Pros

Great to work for this company

Cons

Just doing this because glassdoor makes you do this just to read reviews

"Great Company"May 15, 2021

Current Employee - Retail Support Lead

I have been working at Williams-Sonoma full-time

Pros

Great pay, great working environment, easy to move up from regular associate to lead then you have senior lead then SUP.

Cons

Hard to sometimes get time off depending on what area you work in. I went from sales to furniture then retail support.

Job Postings

Macy's has 15,305 more recently posted open jobs than Williams-Sonoma.