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 2 areas: Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Amazon scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 17793 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 90499 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 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
3.2
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.6
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 5% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
78%
78%Andrew Jassy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Nordstrom employees rated theirs.

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,780 more reviews than Nordstrom that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Amazon had 2,101 more reviews than Nordstrom that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 745 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 585 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Returns"(in 787 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 751 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate

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

Pros

Good benefits, easy to get hired, basically never fires anyone

Cons

Poor management and HR, unnecessary corporate policies, morning meetings and rules

Advice to Management

Cut down on the nit picky little rules and staircases and let professional sales people do their job.

"Wonderful"27 Oct 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at Amazon full-time

Pros

Great company to work for.

Cons

Nothing I can think of.

Job Postings

Amazon has 83,622 more recently posted open jobs than Nordstrom.