Compare Nordstrom vs Pottery Barn BETA

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

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Pottery Barn

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Pottery Barn scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance 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 16701 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 972 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Nordstrom employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Nordstrom employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Nordstrom employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nordstrom Ceo Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
85%
85%Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
Nordstrom employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Pottery Barn Ceo Laura J. Alber
62%
62%Laura J. Alber
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Nordstrom employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Pottery Barn employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Pottery Barn employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Nordstrom has 558 more total submitted salaries than Pottery Barn.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate87 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Beauty Advisor39 Salaries
CA$24/hr
Department Manager22 Salaries
CA$60,835/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate6 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Stock Associate4 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$104,406/yr

What Employees Say

  • Nordstrom had 512 more reviews than Pottery Barn that mentioned "Employee discount" as a Pro.
  • "Returns" was the most mentioned Con at Nordstrom.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Pottery Barn.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 745 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 585 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 109 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 73 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 787 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 751 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 48 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 40 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company!"Mar 17, 2021

Former Employee - Style Advisor

I worked at Nordstrom part-time for more than a year

Pros

Know schedule in two weeks in advance, fair hours, kind employees

Cons

Can be competitive as any other sales floor job.

"5*"Aug 26, 2017

Current Employee - Stock Associate

I have been working at Pottery Barn part-time for more than a year

Pros

Extremely nice managers and flexible hours

Cons

Physically tiring on shipment days.

Job Postings

Nordstrom has 3,247 more recently posted open jobs than Pottery Barn.