Compare Urban Outfitters vs Forever 21 BETA

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

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • Urban Outfitters scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Forever 21 scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3169 reviews)
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 6096 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Urban Outfitters Ceo Richard A. Hayne
47%
47%Richard A. Hayne
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
50%
50%Daniel Kulle
Forever 21 employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Urban Outfitters employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
24%

Salaries

Forever 21 has 2,678 more total submitted salaries than Urban Outfitters.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1035 Salaries
$11/hr
Store Manager76 Salaries
$63,369/yr
Department Manager177 Salaries
$41,464/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1325 Salaries
$10/hr
Visual Merchandiser353 Salaries
$14/hr
Co-Manager164 Salaries
$19/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Urban Outfitters.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • Forever 21 had 85 more reviews than Urban Outfitters that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 333 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 243 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 317 reviews)
"Great people"(in 165 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 160 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 88 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 262 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 245 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Jan 22, 2021

Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser

I have been working at Urban Outfitters full-time

Pros

Good opportunities to move up!

Cons

Better communication for employees and management.

"Good Place"Jan 15, 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Forever 21 full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Friendly, Fun, Good Building, Starbucks, Work From Home

Cons

Drive, No easy food options around, parking, cafeteria really busy during lunch, area

Advice to Management

Management is good

Job Postings

Forever 21 has 866 more recently posted open jobs than Urban Outfitters.