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 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)
3.7
(based on 4051 reviews)
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 7122 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Urban Outfitters Ceo Sheila Harrington
68%
68%Sheila Harrington
Urban Outfitters employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
56%
56%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Urban Outfitters employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
31%

Salaries

Forever 21 has 3,053 more total submitted salaries than Urban Outfitters.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1391 Salaries
$12/hr
Retail Sales Associate309 Salaries
$11/hr
Department Manager197 Salaries
$44,346/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1616 Salaries
$12/hr
Visual Merchandiser384 Salaries
$15/hr
Co-Manager161 Salaries
$20/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 63 more reviews than Urban Outfitters that mentioned "Low pay" as a Con.
  • Forever 21 had 87 more reviews than Urban Outfitters that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 388 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 346 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 343 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 192 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 210 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 192 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 279 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 273 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great job!"Dec 10, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at Urban Outfitters part-time

Pros

- culture - flexibility - pay - work - vibes

Cons

- schedule - pay - customers can be a bit much

Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I worked at Forever 21 part-time for more than a year

Pros

I enjoyed working here, it was very easy to make friends. The work isn't hard, and it's perfect for someone who is looking for part-time work while in school.

Cons

Not many benefits, also hard to progress within the company.

Job Postings

Forever 21 has 779 more recently posted open jobs than Urban Outfitters.
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