Compare Urban Outfitters vs Forever 21 BETA

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

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Forever 21

Employee Ratings

  • Urban Outfitters 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)
3.6
(based on 2878 reviews)
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 5777 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Urban Outfitters Ceo Richard A. Hayne
53%
53%Richard A. Hayne
CEO Approval
Forever 21 Ceo Daniel Kulle
51%
51%Daniel Kulle
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Urban Outfitters employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Forever 21 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
25%

Salaries

Urban Outfitters has 160 more total submitted salaries than Forever 21.
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£7/hr
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£7/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Urban Outfitters.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Forever 21.
  • Forever 21 had 86 more reviews than Urban Outfitters that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 355 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 221 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 313 reviews)
"Great people"(in 163 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 149 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 82 reviews)
Cons
"Employee discount"(in 259 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 235 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Urban Outfitters part-time for less than a year

Pros

Friendly Team, great discount, fast passed environment

Cons

High staff turnover, hierarchy very clear

"Love"28 Aug 2020

Current Employee - Sales Consultant

I have been working at Forever 21 full-time

Pros

Working in the Bullring store

Cons

Always too busy esp over Christmas

Job Postings

Forever 21 has 335 more recently posted open jobs than Urban Outfitters.