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EMPLOYEE
PARTICIPANTS
21
TOTAL
RATINGS
405
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American Apparel Company Culture

Mission, Vision, & Values

To make great quality clothing without using cheap ‘sweatshop' labor and exploiting workers. We manufacture in the United States not because we are crazy flag fanatics but because it is the most vibrant T-shirt market in the world and therefore the most efficient place to manufacture our T-shirts.

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American Apparel Culture At a Glance

21 employees at American Apparel have reviewed American Apparel across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was a month ago.

Overall, the 21 American Apparel employees give their leadership a grade of D+, or Bottom 25% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at American Apparel are not very pleased with their total compensation at American Apparel, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at American Apparel are pleased with their team. 21 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B. The majority believe the meetings at American Apparel are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at American Apparel believe the environment at American Apparel is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at American Apparel is moderate. About 62% of the employees at American Apparel work 8 hours or less.

Overall, the employees at American Apparel are dissatisfied, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

A Day in the Life
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American Apparel employees generally work 8.9 hrs a day
Work Hours
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Employees at American Apparel report the work pace is moderate
Work Pace
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83% of American Apparel employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
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American Apparel employees most often take 15-20 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
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100% of American Apparel employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
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American Apparel employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a month
Feedback
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75% of American Apparel employees call their work environment positive
Environment

Salaries at American Apparel View All

Salaries range from a low of $49,736 to a high of $247,505. The jobs with the 3 highest estimated salaries are Director of Sales, Director of Engineering, and Corporate Counsel, while the jobs with the lowest 3 estimated salaries are CS Rep, Office Manager, and Admin Assistant.

Overall Average Salaries

$66k
$82k
$99k
$142k
$195k
$247k
$248k
Highest SalariesAvg.Range**
1Director of Sales$195,415*$150k-$310k
2Director of Engineering$192,247*$100k-$272k
3Corporate Counsel$188,689*$85k-$500k
Lowest SalariesAvg.Range**
1CS Rep$49,736*$32k-$70k
2Office Manager$53,192*$31k-$90k
3Admin Assistant$54,927*$30k-$73k

Employer contributed salary*Estimated average salaries**

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Candidates Interested in Working at American Apparel

Candidates By Department

All Industries
45%
Engineering
10%
Product
7%
IT
7%
Operations
7%
Other
24%

Candidates By Location

Los Angeles
76%
Burbank
7%
Charlotte
3%
Banning
3%
Salt Lake City
3%
Other
7%

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at American Apparel

Bottom
40%

American Apparel currently ranks in the Bottom 40% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at American Apparel

Bottom
25%

American Apparel currently ranks in the Bottom 25% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Bottom 5%Bottom 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
-82
eNPS Score
0%Promoters
18%Passives
82%Detractors

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American Apparel vs Competitors

  1. 1st
    H&M
    72 / 100
  2. 2nd
    Gap Inc.
    67 / 100
  3. 3rd
    American Apparel
    62 / 100
  4. 4th
    Forever 21
    57 / 100
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Perks & Benefits

Health & Wellness
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
PTO / Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Financial Benefits
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