Compare Nordstrom vs H&M BETA

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

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H&M

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • H&M scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 17342 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 9074 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Nordstrom employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than H&M employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
83%
83%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than H&M employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
H&M Ceo Helena Helmersson
77%
77%Helena Helmersson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than H&M employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
48%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, H&M salaries averaged CA$8,928 higher than Nordstrom.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate101 Salaries
CA$16/hr
Department Manager17 Salaries
CA$63,000/yr
Retail Sales Associate12 Salaries
CA$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate190 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Department Manager55 Salaries
CA$46,026/yr
Visual Merchandiser34 Salaries
CA$43,775/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at H&M.
  • Nordstrom had 550 more reviews than H&M that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 745 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 585 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 313 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 264 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 787 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 751 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 214 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 201 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Nordstrom full-time

Pros

great company to work for, takes care of its employees needs, always room for growth and opportunity

Cons

very sales focused (obviously) which isn't some peoples' forte - but allowed them to transfer to different areas in order to excel

Current Employee - Sales Advisor

I have been working at H&M part-time

Pros

The job challenges you. There's opportunity for growth, diversity, inclusion. As a result it's well team oriented.

Cons

Slow hours other than summer and holidays.

Job Postings

H&M has 312 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.