Compare Sephora vs MAC Cosmetics BETA

See how working at Sephora vs. MAC Cosmetics 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 Sephora vs. MAC Cosmetics. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Sephora

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MAC Cosmetics

Employee Ratings

  • Sephora scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • MAC Cosmetics scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1964 reviews)
Sephora employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1659 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Sephora employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
MAC Cosmetics employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Sephora employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Sephora employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Sephora employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sephora Ceo Jean Andre Rougeot
83%
83%Jean Andre Rougeot
Sephora employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
MAC Cosmetics Ceo John Demsey
62%
62%John Demsey
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Sephora employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Sephora employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Sephora has 4,100 more total submitted salaries than MAC Cosmetics.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Color Consultant341 Salaries
$13/hr
Beauty Advisor151 Salaries
$13/hr
Assistant Manager89 Salaries
$79,110/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
MAC Artist129 Salaries
$18/hr
Makeup Artist129 Salaries
$18/hr
Assistant Manager34 Salaries
$50,889/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free products" was the most mentioned Pro at Sephora.
  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at MAC Cosmetics.
  • Sephora had 104 more reviews than MAC Cosmetics that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free products"(in 328 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 186 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 80 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 72 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 286 reviews)
"Part time"(in 113 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 182 reviews)
"Sales goals"(in 124 reviews)
Featured Review
"good"Feb 27, 2021

Former Employee - Beauty Advisor

I worked at Sephora part-time

Pros

it's good, especially when getting gratis

Cons

no con, everything was good

Current Employee - Makeup Artist

I have been working at MAC Cosmetics part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great discount , growth opportunities, fun and positive work environment. Was able to learn and build artistry skills

Cons

Standing on my feet, long weekend hours . Howeve my manager wa a great at giving us weekends off if we wanted them

Advice to Management

Focus on core values and promote from within

Job Postings

Sephora has 3,962 more recently posted open jobs than MAC Cosmetics.