Compare Nordstrom vs Forever 21 BETA

See how working at Nordstrom vs. Forever 21 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. Forever 21. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Nordstrom

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom 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)
3.7
(based on 15231 reviews)
Nordstrom employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 6105 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Nordstrom employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Nordstrom employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Nordstrom employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Nordstrom employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Nordstrom employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
86%
86%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 36% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
50%
50%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Nordstrom employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 25% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
24%

Salaries

Nordstrom has 11,785 more total submitted salaries than Forever 21.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Commissioned Sales Associate1911 Salaries
$14/hr
Cosmetics Counter Manager458 Salaries
$20/hr
Department Manager567 Salaries
$53,753/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1325 Salaries
$10/hr
Visual Merchandiser354 Salaries
$14/hr
Co-Manager164 Salaries
$19/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • Nordstrom had 497 more reviews than Forever 21 that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 733 reviews)
"Great company"(in 568 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 317 reviews)
"Great people"(in 165 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 780 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 742 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 262 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 245 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Jan 24, 2021

Former Employee - Seasonal Sales

I worked at Nordstrom part-time

Pros

Really good company culture and amazing on boarding program.

Cons

No cons while working there.

Current Employee - Brand Ambassador

I have been working at Forever 21 part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

learning the skill of customer service

Cons

Hours vary and can be understaffed due to call outs

Job Postings

Nordstrom has 1,264 more recently posted open jobs than Forever 21.