Compare Target vs Party City BETA

See how working at Target vs. Party City 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. Party City. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Target

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Party City

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 42708 reviews)
Target employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1970 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Target employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Target employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Target employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Target employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Target employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
80%
80%Brian Cornell
Target employees rated their CEO Approval 29% higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Party City Ceo Jim Harrison
51%
51%Jim Harrison
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Target employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
50%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Target employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 34% higher than Party City employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
24%

Salaries

Target has 57,731 more total submitted salaries than Party City.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Target Team Member6229 Salaries
$15/hr
Executive Team Leader1546 Salaries
$65,469/yr
Executive Team Leader - Hardlines1384 Salaries
$38,147/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier73 Salaries
$9/hr
General Manager163 Salaries
$63,947/yr
Team Lead46 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • "Fun environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Party City.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Target.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Party City.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 2280 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1895 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 113 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 103 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 2049 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1964 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 98 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 96 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Cashier

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

Pros

Nice team members, schedule posted in advance

Cons

Retail environment can be repetitive

Former Employee - Seasonal Associate

I worked at Party City part-time for less than a year

Pros

Lots of movement throughout the shift, helping people (plan their celebration),

Cons

No benefits unless the job is permanent.

Advice to Management

Stay friendly, upbeat and encouraging!

Job Postings

Target has 14,626 more recently posted open jobs than Party City.