Compare Nordstrom vs J. Crew BETA

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

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J. Crew

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • J. Crew scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 11952 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2648 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Nordstrom employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Nordstrom employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.6
J. Crew employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
88%
88%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
CEO Approval
J. Crew Ceo Jan Singer
88%
88%Jan Singer
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
J. Crew employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than J. Crew employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
27%

Salaries

Nordstrom has 10,376 more total submitted salaries than J. Crew.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate803 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Manager466 Salaries
$50,902/yr
Retail Sales Associate276 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate650 Salaries
$11/hr
Assistant Manager67 Salaries
$17/hr
Retail Sales Associate179 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Customer service" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at J. Crew.
  • "Returns" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at J. Crew.
Pros
Pros
"Customer service"(in 701 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 469 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 289 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 272 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 744 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 635 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 95 reviews)
"Call shifts"(in 80 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Out the Door

I have been working at Nordstrom full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great place to work and grow

Cons

Far drive and lack of work life balance.

"Sales Associate"Jul 29, 2020

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at J. Crew part-time

Pros

great team environment, reasonable managers

Cons

lack of hours, high turnover

Job Postings

J. Crew has 1,926 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.