Compare Macy's vs Nordstrom BETA

See how working at Macy's vs. Nordstrom 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 Macy's vs. Nordstrom. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Macy's

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Nordstrom

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom 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)
3.4
(based on 20583 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 15331 reviews)
Nordstrom employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.4
Nordstrom employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Nordstrom employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.2
Nordstrom employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.7
Nordstrom employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
63%
63%Jeff Gennette
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
86%
86%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
53%
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Nordstrom employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Nordstrom has 4 more total submitted salaries than Macy's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant1 Salaries
£13,682/yr
Head of Project Management1 Salaries
£59,006/yr
Android Developer1 Salaries
£54/hr
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Customer Contact Agent1 Salaries
$83,198/yr
Product Owner1 Salaries
£72,049/yr
Manager1 Salaries
£46,069/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Macy's.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • Nordstrom had 137 more reviews than Macy's that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1697 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1119 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 733 reviews)
"Great company"(in 568 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 993 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 605 reviews)
Cons
"Returns"(in 780 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 742 reviews)
Featured Review

I have been working at Macy's

Pros

office, people, work, software, time

Cons

not so flexible but happy about it

"Best"2 Apr 2020

Former Employee - Manager

I worked at Nordstrom part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Best job in the world ever

Cons

Nothing to report lovedcit always

Advice to Management

Non2

Job Postings

Nordstrom has 586 more recently posted open jobs than Macy's.