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Benefits and career development

Benefits and career development

Where fresh, bold and inspiring work meets greater purpose.

We’re on a mission to use the power of beauty to bring out the possibilities that lie within each person. And, for us, that starts with our associates.We believe in the possibilities of our associates. The possibilities to dream big dreams. To be exactly who they are. To chart the course of their own career. The possibilities to imagine, to impact, and to grow. Here, we’re inspired by doing work that is shaping the world and redefining beauty & retail – one idea, one project, one relationship at a time – and we love finding people who have that same passion.

These are the beautiful possibilities at Ulta Beauty.

The Ulta Beauty difference

Ulta Beauty is so much more than meets the eye.
Here’s what we mean & how we’re doing it …

Fueling endless career opportunities

Don’t just listen to what we say. Watch what we do. We’ve created 22,000+ jobs since 2015. Promoted internally at a 70% rate, and elevated more than 6,000 women into managerial roles in the last five years. Because we do more than believe in possibilities—we realize them.

At Ulta Beauty, you’ll have diverse opportunities to follow your interests and passions, with full support from senior leadership and the associate next to you. Because we want your work experience to be compelling and rewarding and fun.

We want you to be the best you that you can be, personally and professionally.

Reimagining the future of beauty & retail

Always anticipating. Forever imagining. Never complacent. As we continue to explore the power of beauty, we lead in paving the way for what’s next. We’re investing in next-gen technologies, like AI and AR, that enhance the impact of human connection in ways that make beauty attainable and fresh for our guests. And dynamic, meaningful and challenging for our associates.

Discover future-forward.

A culture of connection + inclusivity

Here, nothing is more important than people. People with uncommon passion. Contagious optimism. Grounded humility. People who radiate positivity to the world.

For us, it’s about the values & purpose we live, the connections we make, the diversity forward approach we take, and the opportunities we create. This is the fuel of our passion and performance.

Whether it’s our commitment to listening to really hear at all levels of the organization; our work that impacts lives one guest, one associate, one community at a time; or our drive to win that energizes and inspires across all levels of our company, Ulta Beauty is about a feeling of belonging for all who love, and want to express, beauty in all its dynamic forms.

Leaving a positive legacy for our world

We believe in making a positive impact on people and leaving a positive legacy for our world. From our commitment to being a diversity forward company, including a premier workplace for women, to our dedication and commitment to the communities we serve.

From giving our guests product choices and guiding their journey to making company choices that have reduced impact on the environment.

These are the things we care deeply about.

Share in the mission.


Achievement at the highest levels.

Ulta Beauty is proud to be consistently recognized as an outstanding employer in the following categories:


America’s Best Large Employers

America’s Best Employers for Diversity

America’s Best Employer’s for Women

National Retail Federation

Top 100 Employers


Gender Equality Index

We also invite you to celebrate some of our other standout moments of recognition from the last few years, including:


America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity

America’s Best Loyalty Programs

America’s Greatest Workplaces for LGBTQ+

Most Trustworthy Companies in America

America’s Best Places for Job Starters

America’s Greatest Workplaces

America’s Greatest Workplaces for Parents


Best Brands for Social Impact


America’s Most Innovative Companies

Retail Info Systems

Top 10 Specialty Retailers


Specialty Beauty Retailer of the Year

Career Areas

Delivering experiences. Driving value.

No matter your passion, talents or background, we work hard to create significant opportunity. A one-of-a-kind culture. And a future-forward focus that ensures continual challenge, organizational strength and stability and personal and professional satisfaction.

Retail Stores

Retail Stores

Beauty is greater than just its end result. It’s also in the process—the joy of experimentation and discovery. At Ulta Beauty, we’re motivated to give “wow” experiences to every beauty enthusiast who visits our stores. If your passion aligns with ours, we think there’s no better place to share beauty—in all its amazing forms.

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Beauty Services

Beauty Services

Imagination and creativity. Authenticity and exploration. Whether with hair, skin or brows—put your artistry on display at The Salon® at Ulta Beauty. A place that values personal expression as much as technical mastery. You bring the passion. We’ll help you grow your skills and client base.

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Distribution Centers

Distribution Centers

With tens of thousands of products for store and e-Commerce guests expected where and when they’re needed, our Distribution Centers are a focal point of innovation. With new ideas offered, smarter processes implemented, the newest technologies installed on almost a daily basis.

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In an industry evolving by the day, we’ve doubled our revenue over the past five-years. Our agility and speed to market are transforming the point-of-purchase and online sales experience. With novel business strategies at the heart of our performance.

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Over the years, we have fine-tuned our internship program to bring what you’ve learned in the classroom into technicolor, real-world professional experiences. Making things practical. Making things purposeful.

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Seasonal Opportunities

As one of the country’s premier employers for seasonal work, we rely on people who are ready to roll up their sleeves and spread the joy of beauty in a variety of different roles. With the satisfaction of knowing your impact will make the world just a little brighter during a special time of the year for so many.

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