Compare Zara vs River Island Clothing BETA

See how working at Zara vs. River Island Clothing 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 Zara vs. River Island Clothing. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Zara

Employee Ratings

  • Zara scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Positive Business Outlook.
  • River Island Clothing scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 3798 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1127 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
3.3
River Island Clothing employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.1
River Island Clothing employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.4
River Island Clothing employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Zara Ceo Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
72%
72%Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
CEO Approval
River Island Clothing Ceo Will Kernan
91%
91%Will Kernan
River Island Clothing employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
64%
River Island Clothing employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Zara employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Zara employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than River Island Clothing employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
38%

Salaries

Zara has 163 more total submitted salaries than River Island Clothing.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant18 Salaries
A$51,229/yr
Department Manager5 Salaries
A$58,768/yr
Retail Assistant3 Salaries
A$26/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Finance Business Partner1 Salaries
A$200,000/yr
Sales Associate1 Salaries
A$20/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Zara.
  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at River Island Clothing.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Zara.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at River Island Clothing.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 176 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 133 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 141 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 77 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 72 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 57 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 50 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Freelancer - Sales Assistant

I worked at Zara for more than a year

Pros

great friends and culture, great bosses

Cons

some bosses and managers are not friendly

Former Contractor - Senior Finance Business Partner

I worked at River Island Clothing

Pros

Great people in a lot of the teams I worked with

Cons

Low risk appetite from management making it hard to make decisions

Job Postings

Zara has 204 more recently posted open jobs than River Island Clothing.