Compare Urban Outfitters vs Madewell BETA

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

Urban Outfitters

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Madewell

Employee Ratings

  • Madewell 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 3688 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1079 reviews)
Madewell employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.5
Madewell employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Madewell employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
4.2
Madewell employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
4.0
Madewell employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.3
Madewell employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Urban Outfitters Ceo Sheila Harrington
69%
69%Sheila Harrington
CEO Approval
Madewell Ceo Libby Wadle
79%
79%Libby Wadle
Madewell employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Madewell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Madewell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Urban Outfitters salaries averaged $14,264 higher than Madewell.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate1240 Salaries
$11/hr
Retail Sales Associate272 Salaries
$10/hr
Department Manager189 Salaries
$42,812/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate528 Salaries
$13/hr
Retail Sales Associate117 Salaries
$12/hr
Assistant Manager54 Salaries
$18/hr

What Employees Say

  • Urban Outfitters had 172 more reviews than Madewell that mentioned "Great discount" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Urban Outfitters.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Madewell.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 343 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 251 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 171 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 93 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 165 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 91 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 43 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review
"love"Jul 28, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at Urban Outfitters part-time

Pros

good community great discount easy job good benefits for higher positions

Cons

grueling work long hours for difficult customers tedious work sometime management is unorganized

"associate"Jul 27, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Madewell part-time for less than a year

Pros

good company culture & nice people to work with

Cons

N/a N/A N/a N/A N/A

Job Postings

Urban Outfitters has 116 more recently posted open jobs than Madewell.