Compare Nordstrom vs Urban Outfitters BETA

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

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Urban Outfitters

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Urban Outfitters scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • 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 3194 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Nordstrom employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Nordstrom employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.5
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 40% higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Urban Outfitters Ceo Richard A. Hayne
46%
46%Richard A. Hayne
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Nordstrom employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Nordstrom has 14,480 more total submitted salaries than Urban Outfitters.
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 Associate1038 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager178 Salaries
$41,381/yr
Store Manager76 Salaries
$63,369/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Urban Outfitters.
  • Nordstrom had 582 more reviews than Urban Outfitters that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 733 reviews)
"Great company"(in 568 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 333 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 243 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 780 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 742 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 160 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 88 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

"Good"Dec 22, 2020

Current Employee - Customer

I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time

Pros

Pretty good time at there

Cons

It was an alright time

Job Postings

Nordstrom has 2,131 more recently posted open jobs than Urban Outfitters.