Fashion-forward folks are vying over jobs at Nordstrom. Whether your specialty lies in sales, design, computer programing, marketing, management, or alterations, Nordstrom offers solid career opportunities. With a Seattle-based headquarters, bustling hubs in Los Angeles and New York, and over 350 stores in the U.S. and Canada, a career with this retailer has the potential to be face-paced and exciting. The minimum starting wage is $11.71 per hour – a tough rate to beat in the retail world. The salary isn’t the only perk. Nordstrom offers employees great discounts at all their stores (including Nordstrom Rack, Nordstrom.com, and Spa Nordstrom) starting between 20% – 30%. This discount is increased to between 30% – 40% several times throughout the year. The brand’s Wellness Program encourages employee health with events and health screenings. Bonus: new parents get a 100%-paid 6-12-week parental leave.