Compare Nordstrom vs Victoria's Secret BETA

See how working at Nordstrom vs. Victoria's Secret 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. Victoria's Secret. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Nordstrom

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Victoria's Secret

Employee Ratings

  • Nordstrom scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 11869 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 6695 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Nordstrom employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Victoria's Secret employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Nordstrom employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Victoria's Secret employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Nordstrom employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Victoria's Secret employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
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 30% higher than Victoria's Secret employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Victoria's Secret Ceo Les Wexner
57%
57%Les Wexner
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Nordstrom employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Victoria's Secret employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Nordstrom employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Victoria's Secret employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
38%

Salaries

Nordstrom has 62 more total submitted salaries than Victoria's Secret.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate45 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Visual Merchandiser7 Salaries
CA$22/hr
Department Manager7 Salaries
CA$58,699/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Associate65 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Cashier12 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Manager3 Salaries
CA$78,730/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Customer service" was the most mentioned Pro at Nordstrom.
  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Victoria's Secret.
  • Nordstrom had 316 more reviews than Victoria's Secret that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Customer service"(in 700 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 468 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 343 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 313 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 743 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 632 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 375 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 316 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Stylist Assistant

I worked at Nordstrom part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Employee discount from Day 1, great people and work culture, great location with numerous options for lunch break, safe covered parking for employees, store manager truly cares about employees

Cons

Anniversary Sale can make for some LONG workdays, but definitely worth it!

"Sales Specialist"May 13, 2019

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Victoria's Secret part-time

Pros

Base pay rate plus commission Great management Lots of hours available

Cons

Long hours and short staffed Periods without the ability to take time off

Job Postings

Nordstrom has 375 more recently posted open jobs than Victoria's Secret.