Compare REI vs lululemon BETA

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

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lululemon

Employee Ratings

  • REI scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • lululemon scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1906 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 2641 reviews)
lululemon employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than REI employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.0
lululemon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than REI employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
lululemon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than REI employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
4.1
lululemon employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than REI employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Culture & Values
4.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
REI Ceo Eric Artz
89%
89%Eric Artz
CEO Approval
lululemon Ceo Calvin McDonald
96%
96%Calvin McDonald
lululemon employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than REI employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
lululemon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than REI employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
82%
lululemon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than REI employees rated theirs.

Salaries

REI has 481 more total submitted salaries than lululemon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Specialist67 Salaries
$13/hr
Sales Specialist271 Salaries
$12/hr
Customer Service Specialist96 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Key Leader257 Salaries
$17/hr
Sales Associate22 Salaries
$14/hr
Lululemon Educator177 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • lululemon had 69 more reviews than REI that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at REI.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at lululemon.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 179 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 112 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 181 reviews)
"Personal development"(in 145 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 106 reviews)
"Sell memberships"(in 94 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 122 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I worked at REI part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great discounts, cool coworkers, genuine company mission

Cons

Not a lot of mobility / opportunity to advance

"BEST JOB"Jan 22, 2021

Former Employee - Educator

I worked at lululemon part-time for more than a year

Pros

Great hours, great team, great pay

Cons

clothing sill expensive with discount

Job Postings

lululemon has 613 more recently posted open jobs than REI.