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 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • American Apparel scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 4052 reviews)
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 1041 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.4
American Apparel employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Urban Outfitters Ceo Sheila Harrington
68%
68%Sheila Harrington
Urban Outfitters employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
American Apparel Ceo Chelsea Grayson
63%
63%Chelsea Grayson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
American Apparel employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
35%

Salaries

Urban Outfitters has 3,814 more total submitted salaries than American Apparel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1405 Salaries
$12/hr
Retail Sales Associate314 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager197 Salaries
$44,346/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate122 Salaries
$11/hr
Store Manager65 Salaries
$19/hr
District Manager9 Salaries
$63,273/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Urban Outfitters.
  • "50 discount" was the most mentioned Pro at American Apparel.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Urban Outfitters.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at American Apparel.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 388 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 346 reviews)
Pros
"50 discount"(in 108 reviews)
"Free clothes"(in 106 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 210 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 192 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 64 reviews)
"American apparel"(in 50 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great people"Dec 15, 2021

Former Employee - Associate Manager

I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great people to work with and great products.

Cons

Lots of transition but getting better with new leadership

Former Employee - Director

I worked at American Apparel full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great opportunity to grow and learned fast pace great benefits

Cons

No complaints , until the last CEO come aboard to destroy the company alone with her clan

Advice to Management

Well better luck for next time

Job Postings

Urban Outfitters has 354 more recently posted open jobs than American Apparel.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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American Apparel company logo2 Jobs