Compare Nordstrom vs Gap BETA

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

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Gap

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Gap scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 15331 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 6179 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.6
Gap employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
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 8% higher than Gap employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Gap Ceo Mark Breitbard
78%
78%Mark Breitbard
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Gap employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Gap employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Nordstrom has 8,375 more total submitted salaries than Gap.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Commissioned Sales Associate1912 Salaries
$14/hr
Department Manager567 Salaries
$53,753/yr
Cosmetics Counter Manager458 Salaries
$20/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1536 Salaries
$10/hr
Assistant Manager173 Salaries
$18/hr
Merchandising Manager225 Salaries
$42,788/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Gap.
  • Nordstrom had 589 more reviews than Gap that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 733 reviews)
"Great company"(in 568 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 506 reviews)
"Great discount"(in 353 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 780 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 742 reviews)
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 264 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 153 reviews)
Featured Review
"Student"Aug 30, 2020

Current Employee - Loss Prevention

I have been working at Nordstrom part-time

Pros

Very nice pay and good people

Cons

A lot of Changes in management

"Great company"Dec 12, 2020

Former Employee - Senior Accountant

I worked at Gap full-time

Pros

Excellent company and really enjoyed the people I worked with.

Cons

No complaints. Had a great experience.

Job Postings

Nordstrom has 432 more recently posted open jobs than Gap.