Compare Nordstrom vs IKEA BETA

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

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IKEA

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
  • IKEA scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 14345 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 282 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
IKEA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
IKEA employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.0
IKEA employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
85%
85%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than IKEA employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
IKEA Ceo Jesper Brodin
74%
74%Jesper Brodin
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
IKEA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
48%
IKEA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IKEA has 511 more total submitted salaries than Nordstrom.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales1 Salaries
£36,365/yr
Cafe Associate1 Salaries
£16,148/yr
Manager1 Salaries
£10,590/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Co-Worker35 Salaries
£9/hr
IKEA Customer Relations Co-Worker12 Salaries
£9/hr
Manager2 Salaries
£55,821/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at IKEA.
  • "Returns" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at IKEA.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 699 reviews)
"Great company"(in 546 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 211 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 767 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 713 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 76 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review
"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

"excellent pay"25 Sep 2020

Former Employee - IKEA Sales Co-worker

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

Pros

make good friends pay is excellent management can be the best

Cons

need to get a good manager, if not you're doomed as some are rude and don't actually respect you can take advantage of you

Advice to Management

Improve in communication skills and look out for your co-workers

Job Postings

IKEA has 1,126 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.