Zumiez Reviews

Updated Aug 9, 2022

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3.6
63%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
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Zumiez President, CEO, and Director Richard M. Brooks
Richard M. Brooks
587 Ratings
Pros
  • "I always felt like zumiez as a company cares about their employees(in 93 reviews)

  • "Great work environment open to growth(in 87 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay but they do offer good benefits(in 84 reviews)

  • "Zumiez policy is that you must aim to sign up a minimum number of people for the "stash" reward program per shift(in 62 reviews)

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    1. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Retail

      Sep 21, 2019 - Retail Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Able to work in a friendly environment

      Cons

      More focused on upper mgmt

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Great company culture needs more attention to wages

      Mar 1, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company culture Fun work events Lots of opportunity to advance

      Cons

      No competitive wage Slight Favoritism and hints of "bro" culture

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      2nd Assistant Manager

      Aug 9, 2022 - 2nd Assistant Manager in Orland Park, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Laid back atmosphere Attainable sales goals Good customer base

      Cons

      Systems are outdated and need a refreshing Sales strategies seem very robotic

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Its great for young people

      Aug 2, 2022 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You build sales experience great relationships competitive commission

      Cons

      low pay if you suck at sales

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      zumiez

      Aug 1, 2022 - 2nd Assistant Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good people easy job meet people business managment

      Cons

      people can sometimes be really rude

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      It's coo

      Jul 29, 2022 - Supervisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      All, everything, included, no complaints.

      Cons

      Doesn't pay enough compensation for work.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Jul 27, 2022 - Human Resources 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      So fun to work for

      Cons

      Ask a lot out of their people

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      An incredibly company to grow with

      Jul 22, 2022 - Store Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Culture - Opportunity to grow - Commision

      Cons

      - Work life balance can be difficult

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good first job

      Jul 21, 2022 - Asssisant Manager in Rosemont, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great co workers Laid back uniform Play your own music

      Cons

      Favoritism Long shifts Bad leadership Large workload

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Okay

      Aug 4, 2022 - Sales Associate/Cashier in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours and chill environment to be in

      Cons

      Very very low pay not worth the work

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    Zumiez Reviews FAQs

    Zumiez has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 1,437 reviews left anonymously by employees. 63% of employees would recommend working at Zumiez to a friend and 52% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Zumiez employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Zumiez. This rating has decreased by -5% over the last 12 months.

    63% of Zumiez employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Zumiez 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Zumiez to be career development, culture, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, benefits, management.

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