Compare Ulta Beauty vs Forever 21 BETA

See how working at Ulta Beauty vs. Forever 21 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 Ulta Beauty vs. Forever 21. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Ulta Beauty

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • Ulta Beauty 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)
3.5
(based on 6562 reviews)
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 6467 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ulta Beauty Ceo Mary Dillon
80%
80%Mary Dillon
Ulta Beauty employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
57%
57%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Ulta Beauty employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
47%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Ulta Beauty has 2,955 more total submitted salaries than Forever 21.
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$67,460/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Ulta Beauty.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Ulta Beauty.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Con at Forever 21.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 404 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 244 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 319 reviews)
"Great people"(in 168 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 223 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 214 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 265 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 248 reviews)
Featured Review
"Ulta"May 5, 2021

Former Employee - Ulta Beauty Advisor

I worked at Ulta Beauty part-time

Pros

Gratis and discount are good

Cons

Management can be poor sometimes

"Good job"Dec 5, 2020

Current Employee - Retail Stock Associate

I have been working at Forever 21 part-time

Pros

Flexible hours, meaningful job, good company.

Cons

Constant Backaches, Busy holiday season

Job Postings

Ulta Beauty has 4,601 more recently posted open jobs than Forever 21.