Compare Urban Outfitters vs American Apparel BETA

See how working at Urban Outfitters vs. American Apparel 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 Urban Outfitters vs. American Apparel. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Urban Outfitters

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American Apparel

Employee Ratings

  • Urban Outfitters scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • American Apparel scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 2973 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 987 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
American Apparel employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Urban Outfitters employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Urban Outfitters employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Urban Outfitters Ceo Richard A. Hayne
50%
50%Richard A. Hayne
Urban Outfitters employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than American Apparel employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
American Apparel Ceo Chelsea Grayson
46%
46%Chelsea Grayson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Positive Business Outlook
37%

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Sales Associate2 Salaries
A$22/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Urban Outfitters.
  • "50 discount" was the most mentioned Pro at American Apparel.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Urban Outfitters.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at American Apparel.
Pros
Pros
"Great discount"(in 358 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 223 reviews)
Pros
"50 discount"(in 107 reviews)
"Free clothes"(in 104 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 149 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 82 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 62 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 40 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Urban Outfitters full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great atmosphere, music, people and a generous employee discount.

Cons

Occasional long hours, over night work, calls on your days off.

"Work"27 Apr 2016

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at American Apparel part-time

Pros

good work life balance here

Cons

not that much room to move up

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