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 25322 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 19704 reviews)
Nordstrom employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Nordstrom employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.7
Nordstrom employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
68%
68%Jeff Gennette
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
79%
79%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Nordstrom employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Macy's has 12 more total submitted salaries than Nordstrom.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Personal Assistant1 Salaries
£26,633/yr
Customer Assistant1 Salaries
£14/hr
Management Accountant1 Salaries
£42,427/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
£20,278/yr
Customer Service Advisor1 Salaries
£22,914/yr
Financial Analyst1 Salaries
£45,062/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Macy's.
  • "Nordstrom" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Macy's.
  • "Nordstrom" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1888 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1264 reviews)
Pros
"Nordstrom"(in 1491 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 848 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 1054 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 1040 reviews)
Cons
"Nordstrom"(in 1136 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 865 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Director, Software Engineering

I have been working at Macy's full-time

Pros

Can build a career in software engineering across multiple levels front end developer, back end services, Java, Native mobile apps, Micro services, Google cloud platform and so much more Flexible... work environment, Hybrid work approach A very inclusive culture where you are encouraged to 'own your style'. Diversity is highly valued. Hard work is quickly recognized and rewarded. Ability to move quickly for talented and motivated people. Amazing place for women in STEM, Product or business roles. Very competitive pay and not to forget a 20% employee discount Ability to work on some of the most interesting and resume building projects in the retail and digital business

Cons

Can't think of any at this moment. My experience has been very positive

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Nordstrom part-time

Pros

-commission based -amazing managers -got a good amount of hours per week

Cons

-store was always freezing cold even in the summer

Job Postings

Macy's has 4,018 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.

There are currently no open jobs at either company.