Compare H&M vs Zara BETA

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

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Zara

Employee Ratings

  • H&M scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend 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 6794 reviews)
H&M employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 4322 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
H&M employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
H&M employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
H&M Ceo Helena Helmersson
78%
78%Helena Helmersson
CEO Approval
Zara Ceo Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
76%
76%Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
H&M employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
H&M employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
45%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Zara salaries averaged A$2,800 higher than H&M.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant16 Salaries
A$21/hr
Department Manager10 Salaries
A$55,000/yr
Visual Merchandiser11 Salaries
A$48,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant32 Salaries
A$51,591/yr
Department Manager6 Salaries
A$59,805/yr
Retail Assistant4 Salaries
A$26/hr

What Employees Say

  • H&M had 73 more reviews than Zara that mentioned "Fast paced" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at H&M.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Zara.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 309 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 259 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 186 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 147 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 206 reviews)
"H amp m"(in 193 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 84 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 82 reviews)
Featured Review
"Pretty good"11 Nov 2020

Former Employee - Sales Advisor

I worked at H&M part-time

Pros

discounts were nice, 25% off

Cons

understaffed a lot of times

Current Employee - Sale Assistant

I have been working at Zara full-time for less than a year

Pros

Team good people to work with

Cons

Weak communication, they don't communicate

Job Postings

H&M has 580 more recently posted open jobs than Zara.