Compare Nordstrom vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Amazon scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.7
(based on 14815 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 50356 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.5
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
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
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
84%
84%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 1,235 more total submitted salaries than Nordstrom.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate53 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Assistant Department Manager8 Salaries
CA$53,753/yr
"Delegado comercial, área internacional"8 Salaries
CA$18/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate2 Salaries
CA$17/hr
Area Manager45 Salaries
CA$68,877/yr
Associate42 Salaries
CA$17/hr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,618 more reviews than Nordstrom that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Amazon had 1,772 more reviews than Nordstrom that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 726 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 561 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2344 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1754 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 780 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 730 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2502 reviews)
"No work life"(in 788 reviews)
Featured Review
"awesome"Oct 18, 2020

Former Employee - Sales

I worked at Nordstrom part-time

Pros

if you work hard you can make a lot of money

Cons

competition can be hard but really it was super fun! amazing team!

Former Employee - Account Executive

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

Pros

Good work life balance Good salary

Cons

Long hours Can be stressful Pressure Heavy workload Thats it

Job Postings

Amazon has 22,984 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.