Compare Target vs Macy's BETA

See how working at Target vs. Macy's 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 Target vs. Macy's. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Target

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Macy's

Employee Ratings

  • Target scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 52758 reviews)
Target employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 23248 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Target employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Target employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
78%
78%Brian Cornell
Target employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
68%
68%Jeff Gennette
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Target employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Target employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

Target has 53,649 more total submitted salaries than Macy's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier3004 Salaries
$15/hr
Sales Associate1066 Salaries
$15/hr
Executive Team Leader1698 Salaries
$69,375/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate949 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate2573 Salaries
$13/hr
Assistant Buyer231 Salaries
$61,737/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Macy's.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Target.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 2280 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1895 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1717 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1128 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 2049 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1964 reviews)
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 997 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 620 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great benefits"Nov 25, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

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

Pros

Good pay, pto, great benefits

Cons

Long hours are difficult to navigate

Advice to Management

None

"It's so jolly"Nov 24, 2021

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryCurrent - Christmas Elf

I have been working at Macy's for more than a year

Pros

Customer Facing Great for actors Great for Christmas lovers Great for elderly

Cons

Elves must sanitize and clean all equipment themselves

Job Postings

Macy's has 2,569 more recently posted open jobs than Target.