Compare Urban Outfitters vs American Apparel BETA

See how working at Urban Outfitters vs. American Apparel 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 Urban Outfitters vs. American Apparel. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Urban Outfitters

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American Apparel

Employee Ratings

  • Urban Outfitters scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • American Apparel scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Work-life balance 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 3163 reviews)
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 997 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Urban Outfitters Ceo Richard A. Hayne
47%
47%Richard A. Hayne
CEO Approval
American Apparel Ceo Chelsea Grayson
46%
46%Chelsea Grayson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
38%

Salaries

Urban Outfitters has 2,694 more total submitted salaries than American Apparel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1034 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager175 Salaries
$41,464/yr
Store Manager76 Salaries
$63,369/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate117 Salaries
$10/hr
Assistant Manager25 Salaries
$14/hr
Store Manager64 Salaries
$17/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Urban Outfitters.
  • "50 discount" was the most mentioned Pro at American Apparel.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Urban Outfitters.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at American Apparel.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 333 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 243 reviews)
Pros
"50 discount"(in 108 reviews)
"Free clothes"(in 105 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 160 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 88 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 63 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 40 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great perks"Jan 13, 2021

Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate

I worked at Urban Outfitters part-time

Pros

Fun, short term employment, good discount, great people, flexible management

Cons

Not long enough hours and sometimes overscheduled

"loved this place"Feb 10, 2020

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at American Apparel full-time for more than a year

Pros

great management and nice discount

Cons

its closed now and its sad

Advice to Management

please open again

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