Compare J. Crew vs Forever 21 BETA

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

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • J. Crew 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)
3.9
(based on 3092 reviews)
J. Crew employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 6481 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
J. Crew employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
J. Crew employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
J. Crew employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
J. Crew employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
J. Crew employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J. Crew Ceo Libby Wadle
84%
84%Libby Wadle
J. Crew employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
59%
59%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
J. Crew employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
J. Crew employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, J. Crew salaries averaged £8,424 higher than Forever 21.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate14 Salaries
£8/hr
Assistant Store Manager1 Salaries
£27,272/yr
Creative1 Salaries
£27,400/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate22 Salaries
£8/hr
Assistant Store Manager5 Salaries
£29,389/yr
Replenishment2 Salaries
£13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at J. Crew.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at J. Crew.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Con at Forever 21.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 292 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 291 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 319 reviews)
"Great people"(in 168 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 100 reviews)
"Call shifts"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 265 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 248 reviews)
Featured Review
"j crw"17 Apr 2021

Former Contractor - Crew Member

I worked at J. Crew

Pros

the pay was quite gooo

Cons

hours long for thee pay

"I liked it"19 Apr 2021

Former Employee - Sale Assistant

I worked at Forever 21 full-time

Pros

Good and fun place to work

Cons

There is no cons for me

Job Postings

J. Crew has 606 more recently posted open jobs than Forever 21.