Compare Zumiez vs Journeys BETA

See how working at Zumiez vs. Journeys 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 Zumiez vs. Journeys. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Zumiez

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Journeys

Employee Ratings

  • Zumiez 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)
3.8
(based on 1030 reviews)
Zumiez employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Journeys employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1854 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Zumiez employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Journeys employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Zumiez employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Journeys employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Zumiez employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Journeys employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Zumiez employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Journeys employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Zumiez Ceo Richard M. Brooks
88%
88%Richard M. Brooks
Zumiez employees rated their CEO Approval 36% higher than Journeys employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Journeys Ceo Robert J. Dennis
52%
52%Robert J. Dennis
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Zumiez employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Journeys employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Zumiez employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than Journeys employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Zumiez salaries averaged $1,010 higher than Journeys.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate168 Salaries
$10/hr
Store Manager252 Salaries
$37,272/yr
Second Assistant Manager82 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate387 Salaries
$9/hr
Store Manager232 Salaries
$32,704/yr
Co-Manager84 Salaries
$1,549/mo

What Employees Say

  • Journeys had 43 more reviews than Zumiez that mentioned "Laid back" as a Pro.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Zumiez.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Journeys.
Pros
Pros
"Laid back"(in 67 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 60 reviews)
Pros
"40 discount"(in 183 reviews)
"Laid back"(in 110 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 73 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 35 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 151 reviews)
"Sales goals"(in 134 reviews)
Featured Review
"First"Mar 13, 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager

I have been working at Zumiez full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great atmosphere to work in

Cons

Not enough pay for the job

"Jys gm"Mar 30, 2021

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at Journeys full-time

Pros

Great discount Good team Fun Great shoes

Cons

Bad hours Retail Pay Compensation Small team

Job Postings

Journeys has 3,108 more recently posted open jobs than Zumiez.