If you’re one of the 14 million unemployed Americans, Macy’s may be giving you a gift this holiday season. Macy’s has announced that it plans to hire 78,000 temporary workers for the holiday season, an increase of 4 percent over last year. The company also said these temporary jobs can lead to year-round jobs “in some cases.”
But what’s it really like to work at Macy’s? And, how much can you really expect to be paid as a Macy’s seasonal employee? Glassdoor, a jobs and career community, turned to those who know best Macy’s employees who have worked the demanding holiday season. Below, Macy’s employees dish on how much they got paid, in addition to what’s working well (pro’s), and what could be improved upon (con’s).

How Much Could You Get Paid?
According to employee salary reports, Macy’s Seasonal Sales Associatescan expect to be paid anywhere from $6 to $9 per hour. However, On-Call Sales Associates at Macy’s earn between $7 to $10 per hour, while regularMacy’s Sales Associates earn between $7 to $14 per hour.

Are Macy’s Employees Satisfied At Work?
According to the nearly 450 Macy’s employee reviews, Macy’s garners a 2.8 rating (OK) when it comes to overall employee satisfaction.
When digging deeper into the company ratings, Macy’s employees are most satisfied with the work-life balance and recognition & feedback they receive — both receive a 3.1 rating.
Glassdoor Report: Macy’s Workplace Factors
Career Opportunities2.7
Compensation & Benefit2.6
Employee Morale2.8
Recognition & Feedback3.1
Senior Leadership2.8
Work-Life Balance3.1
Fairness & Respect2.7
Report as of 9/27/11; Based on a 5-point scale, 5.0 = very satisfied, 1.0 = very dissatisfied