Compare Ulta Beauty vs MAC Cosmetics BETA

See how MAC Cosmetics vs. Ulta Beauty compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
Ulta Beauty company icon

Ulta Beauty

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MAC Cosmetics

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 5050 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1417 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
2.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ulta Beauty Ceo Mary Dillon
80%
80%Mary Dillon
CEO Approval
MAC Cosmetics Ceo John Demsey
70%
70%John Demsey
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
35%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Representative1 Salaries
CA$52,597/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Makeup Artist9 Salaries
CA$18/hr
Retail Manager4 Salaries
CA$54,961/yr
Assistant Manager3 Salaries
CA$20/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 311 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 177 reviews)
Pros
"Great discount"(in 71 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 65 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 191 reviews)
"Beauty"(in 181 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 169 reviews)
"Sales goals"(in 115 reviews)
Featured Review
"Skin advisory"Feb 21, 2019

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Ulta Beauty full-time

Pros

Learned lots of knowledge of skincare

Cons

Life balance I spent most of my time at work. Sat sundays.

Former Contractor - Artist

I worked at MAC Cosmetics for less than a year

Pros

Excellent work environment, amazing co workers

Cons

Extra strict, not long enough hours at times

Advice to Management

Love them.

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