Compare H&M vs Forever 21 BETA

See how working at H&M 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 H&M vs. Forever 21. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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H&M

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • H&M 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)
3.6
(based on 823 reviews)
H&M employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 6263 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
H&M employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
H&M employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
H&M employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
H&M employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
H&M Ceo Helena Helmersson
85%
85%Helena Helmersson
H&M employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
55%
55%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
H&M employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
45%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
H&M employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
27%

Salaries

H&M has 1,430 more total submitted salaries than Forever 21.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant165 Salaries
£8/hr
Visual Merchandiser109 Salaries
£19,840/yr
Department Manager75 Salaries
£21,409/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate22 Salaries
£8/hr
Assistant Store Manager5 Salaries
£29,524/yr
Manager1 Salaries
£1,307/mo

What Employees Say

  • Forever 21 had 55 more reviews than H&M that mentioned "Fast paced" as a Pro.
  • Forever 21 had 47 more reviews than H&M that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 313 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 264 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 319 reviews)
"Great people"(in 168 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 214 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 201 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 265 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 248 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"16 Feb 2021

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at H&M part-time for more than a year

Pros

Great pay for good work

Cons

Long hours and little free tine

Advice to Management

Better time keeping

"Love"28 Aug 2020

Current Employee - Sales Consultant

I have been working at Forever 21 full-time

Pros

Working in the Bullring store

Cons

Always too busy esp over Christmas

Job Postings

H&M has 1,704 more recently posted open jobs than Forever 21.