Compare Nordstrom vs MAC Cosmetics BETA

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

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MAC Cosmetics

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • MAC Cosmetics scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 14571 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1499 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Nordstrom employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
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 18% higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
MAC Cosmetics Ceo John Demsey
67%
67%John Demsey
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than MAC Cosmetics employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
40%

Salaries

MAC Cosmetics has 140 more total submitted salaries than Nordstrom.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager1 Salaries
£10,474/yr
Cafe Associate1 Salaries
£15,971/yr
Sales1 Salaries
£35,967/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Manager6 Salaries
£23,325/yr
Business Manager2 Salaries
£44,016/yr
Retail Sales Consultant2 Salaries
£10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at MAC Cosmetics.
  • "Returns" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at MAC Cosmetics.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 699 reviews)
"Great company"(in 546 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 72 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 68 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 767 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 713 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 172 reviews)
"Sales goals"(in 118 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

Former Employee - Makeup Artist

I worked at MAC Cosmetics full-time

Pros

Was an amazing experience in terms of learning.

Cons

Unfortunately not a lot of vacancies due to coronavirus so was unable to be kept on.

Job Postings

Nordstrom has 5,482 more recently posted open jobs than MAC Cosmetics.