Compare Nordstrom vs Ross Stores BETA

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

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Ross Stores

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Ross Stores scored higher in 1 area: 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 11952 reviews)
Nordstrom employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Ross Stores employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 4953 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Nordstrom employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Ross Stores employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Nordstrom employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Ross Stores employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Nordstrom employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Ross Stores employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
88%
88%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than Ross Stores employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Ross Stores Ceo Barbara Rentler
70%
70%Barbara Rentler
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Nordstrom employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Ross Stores employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Ross Stores employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • "Customer service" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Ross Stores.
  • "Returns" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Ross Stores.
Pros
Pros
"Customer service"(in 701 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 469 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 293 reviews)
"20 discount"(in 246 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 744 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 635 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 216 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 182 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales

I worked at Nordstrom full-time for less than a year

Pros

easy money and fun place to be in .

Cons

busy, fast pace, work on holidays.

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at Ross Stores part-time for more than a year

Pros

Love the environment and workers

Cons

Holidays are a bit hectic for employees

Job Postings

Ross Stores has 5,532 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.