Pacific Sunwear Reviews

Updated 17 Sep 2020

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3.6
60%
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65%
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Pacific Sunwear President, CEO, and Director Gary H. Schoenfeld
Gary H. Schoenfeld
547 Ratings
Pros
  • "Pacsun is a very laid back environment and an easy college job(in 115 reviews)

  • "Fantastic team, fun environment, employee discount(in 109 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bad communication between upper management to lower(in 87 reviews)

  • "The pay is minimum wage, which if you’re doing part time and providing for yourself just isn’t substantial(in 69 reviews)

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  1. "great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Sunwear part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pacsun is a very laid back environment and an easy college job

    Cons

    the pay is not great

  2. "good place"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Pacific Sunwear part-time

    Pros

    i really loved working there

    Cons

    a lot of standing, obviously


  3. "A Stepping Stone"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Associate in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Sunwear part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Scheduling, Fun Environment, Discount, Relatively Easy and Straightforward

    Cons

    Floorsets are cumbersome and usually last from 9pm-6am, if not longer. We receive way too much shipment at one time--very difficult to get done in a timely manner.

  4. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Novi, MI

    I worked at Pacific Sunwear part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    discount on clothes sales experience

    Cons

    sometimes tense atmosphere new hires often

  5. "?"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Arlington, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Pacific Sunwear full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great music, environment, coworkers, and upper management

    Cons

    Large corporation that expects you to work overtime to the point of making the job your life. Very little pay & no reimbursements for going above & beyond.

  6. "Sales Associate"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Reno, NV

    I worked at Pacific Sunwear part-time

    Pros

    Great environment. Good discount for associates.

    Cons

    Subpar pay. Little training . Unprofessional coworkers.

  7. "great"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pacific Sunwear part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great work environment around me

    Cons

    no career mobility or opportunity

  8. "Great environment, more pay is desired"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Co-Manager in Houma, LA

    I have been working at Pacific Sunwear full-time

    Pros

    Environment Work schedule dress discount

    Cons

    Pay Timeoff sicktime holidays raises

  9. "Great benefits/discounts!"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Pacific Sunwear part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The discounts are amazing and a huge incentive

    Cons

    The pay is the only negative side of the job.

  10. "great place"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pacific Sunwear full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    the people were always nice

    Cons

    small store and small growth

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