Compare Nordstrom vs Amazon BETA

See how working at Nordstrom vs. Amazon 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 Nordstrom vs. Amazon. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Nordstrom

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Amazon scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.7
(based on 14820 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 50502 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.5
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
85%
85%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
83%
83%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 53,196 more total submitted salaries than Nordstrom.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Engineer53 Salaries
$147,591/yr
Department Manager537 Salaries
$54,034/yr
Project Manager30 Salaries
$75,167/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II6329 Salaries
$151,468/yr
Area Manager1100 Salaries
$54,983/yr
Senior Product Manager812 Salaries
$145,366/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,618 more reviews than Nordstrom that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Amazon had 1,772 more reviews than Nordstrom that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 726 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 561 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2344 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1754 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 780 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 730 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2502 reviews)
"No work life"(in 788 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate - Stylist

I worked at Nordstrom full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Great atmosphere beautiful work place diverse people

Cons

Aggressive Sales if you want to survive

Advice to Management

More traitor new hire!

Former Intern - Area Manager Intern

I worked at Amazon

Pros

Great People Flexible Hours Good Pay Housing and car stipend

Cons

There is a lot of walking if you odn't like that

Job Postings

Amazon has 23,593 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.