Compare Ulta Beauty vs Urban Decay Cosmetics BETA

See how working at Ulta Beauty vs. Urban Decay 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 Ulta Beauty vs. Urban Decay Cosmetics. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Ulta Beauty

Employee Ratings

  • Ulta Beauty 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.
  • Urban Decay 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)
3.4
(based on 5155 reviews)
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.6
(based on 218 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Ulta Beauty employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ulta Beauty Ceo Mary Dillon
81%
81%Mary Dillon
Ulta Beauty employees rated their CEO Approval 41% higher than Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Urban Decay Cosmetics Ceo Elaine Mac Neil
40%
40%Elaine Mac Neil
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Ulta Beauty employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 25% higher than Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
36%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Ulta Beauty employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Urban Decay Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Ulta Beauty has 7,802 more total submitted salaries than Urban Decay Cosmetics.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Beauty Advisor953 Salaries
$10/hr
General Manager311 Salaries
$64,507/yr
Merchandiser239 Salaries
$29,271/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Beauty Artist11 Salaries
$18/hr
Sales Coordinator22 Salaries
$46,060/yr
Counter Manager8 Salaries
$22/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Ulta Beauty.
  • "Free makeup" was the most mentioned Pro at Urban Decay Cosmetics.
  • Ulta Beauty had 161 more reviews than Urban Decay Cosmetics that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 317 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 180 reviews)
Pros
"Free makeup"(in 16 reviews)
"Dress code"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 192 reviews)
"Beauty"(in 185 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 31 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review
"It was fun"Jul 25, 2020

Former Employee - Prestige Beauty Advisor

I worked at Ulta Beauty part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Flexible And fun. I liked the people u worked with

Cons

If you have a bad manager it sucks

Advice to Management

Get rid of crappy managers faster

Former Employee - Sales Executive

I worked at Urban Decay Cosmetics full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Amazing makeup, Close knit family atmosphere, Celebrates Personal Style, VERY generous with Gratis, Amazing training and cultivating growth withing company

Cons

Work/Life Balance, lack of support from retailers (Macy's)

Advice to Management

Continue to inspire and grow talent!!

Job Postings

Ulta Beauty has 2,126 more recently posted open jobs than Urban Decay Cosmetics.