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)
3.6
(based on 5656 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)
3.3
(based on 3660 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
H&M employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
H&M employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
H&M employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
H&M Ceo Helena Helmersson
81%
81%Helena Helmersson
H&M employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Zara Ceo Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
71%
71%Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
H&M employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
H&M employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
40%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Zara salaries averaged A$34,791 higher than H&M.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant13 Salaries
A$21/hr
Sales Advisor24 Salaries
A$21/hr
Department Manager8 Salaries
A$55,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant18 Salaries
A$51,139/yr
Sales Advisor1 Salaries
A$49,613/yr
Department Manager5 Salaries
A$58,665/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at H&M.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Zara.
  • "H amp m" was the most mentioned Con at H&M.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Zara.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 284 reviews)
"H amp m"(in 233 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 170 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 127 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"H amp m"(in 188 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 181 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 76 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 70 reviews)
Featured Review
"Sales advisor"3 Feb 2020

Former Employee - Sales Advisor

I worked at H&M part-time for more than a year

Pros

Best work environment, best people to work with, had a fun experience

Cons

Some managers were a bit useless

Advice to Management

Relax

"Great company"25 Jan 2020

Former Employee - Sales Assistant

I worked at Zara full-time for more than a year

Pros

great culture and team

Cons

busy during rush hours

Job Postings

H&M has 1,251 more recently posted open jobs than Zara.