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HSN Overview

HSN is an online marketplace and community that sells clothes and provides a place to discuss fashion and life.
The staff at HSN come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 60.4% female and 34.2% ethnic minorities. Despite its diversity in other areas, HSN employees are noticeably lacking in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 67.0%. Employees seem to enjoy working in an otherwise diverse workplace that is dominated by members of the Democratic Party. HSN has great employee retention with staff members usually staying with the company for 3.4 years. The average employee at HSN makes $33,083 per year. In comparison, some of its highest paying competitors, like Overstock.com, Jegs High Performance, and Chinos Holdings, Inc., pay $68,786, $46,509, and $40,467, respectively.
A large retail company with 6,500 employees and an annual revenue of $3.6B, HSN is headquartered in Saint Petersburg, FL.

The Organization’s Mission

Deliver the joy and excitement of new discoveries everyday.

Perks of Working at HSN

HSN offers health coverage, retirement plan, career oppurtunities, paid time off, sick leave, etc.







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Saint Petersburg, FL



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HSN Employee Reviews

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What Do You Like About Working There?

i like that it is mostly made up of democratic party i am blue all the way but since when did what political affiliation you belong to become why or why not you would make a good employee or not wow i guess having a good work ethic is 2nd place now..

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

i could not find anything
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The Team At HSN

Key People

Andres Sanchez

Lowell Paxson

Roy Speer

The Inside Scoop
HSN, Inc. is a leading interactive multichannel retailer that offers a curated assortment of exclusive products and provides a unique shopping experience. It has two operating segments - HSN and Cornerstone. HSNi offers innovative retail experiences on TV, online, via mobile devices, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores, whereas Cornerstone comprises leading home and apparel lifestyle brands including Ballard Designs(r), Frontgate(r), Garnet Hill(r), Grandin Road(r), and Improvements(r), and also operates e-commerce sites, distributes millions of catalogs annually, and has 16 retail and outlet stores. Founded in 1977 and based in Saint Petersburg, FL.
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HSN Company Rankings

HSN is ranked #39 on the Best Retail Companies to Work For in America list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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HSN Salaries

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The national average salary for an HSN employee in the United States is $33,083 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $75,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $14,000 per year.
Average HSN Salary
$15.91 hourly
$33,083 yearly
Updated July 11, 2022
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Average Employee Earnings

Highest Paying Jobs At HSN

Rank  Job Title  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Senior Manager Of Marketing$114,938$55
2Application Software Developer$111,097$53
3Software Engineer$103,149$50
4Project Leader$95,294$46
5Human Resources Business Partner$81,811$39
6Quality Assurance Analyst$77,927$37
7Team Leader$55,952$27
8Product Specialist$51,783$25
9Merchandise Planner$49,831$24
10Operation Supervisor$48,569$23
12Sales Representative$45,108$22
13Audio Visual Coordinator$43,931$21
14Accounts Payable Clerk$38,547$19
15Fashion Stylist$37,955$18
16Human Resources Coordinator$37,939$18
17Production Technician$36,172$17
18Forklift Operator$33,768$16
19Order Selector$33,589$16
20Material Handler$31,740$15

HSN Demographics Summary

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HSN Gender Distribution


Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for HSN. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • HSN has 6,500 employees.

  • 60% of HSN employees are women, while 40% are men.

  • The most common ethnicity at HSN is White (66%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12%) and Black or African American (12%).

  • HSN employees are most likely to be members of the democratic party.

  • On average, employees at HSN stay with the company for 3.4 years.

  • The average employee at HSN makes $33,083 per year.

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HSN Employee Political Affiliation

HSN employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by an HSN employee was by Christopher Gassett. Christopher Gassett donated $16,767 to the Democratic Party.


Democratic Party

67.7 %

Republican Party

29.0 %

Libertarian Party

3.2 %

Employee Political Donations

Name  Job Title  Party  Donation  
Christopher GassettLawyerDemocratic Party$16,767
Jeffrey TealDirectorDemocratic Party$4,200
Mindy GrossmanChief Executive OfficerDemocratic Party$4,100
Arthur LewisSenior Vice PresidentDemocratic Party$2,500
Suzanne RunyanSales/MarketingRepublican Party$2,000
Betsy OlumGeneral ManagerDemocratic Party$2,000
David RobertsonPublishing EditorDemocratic Party$1,950
Steven WhiteOVPDemocratic Party$1,300
Lisa LetizioExecutive Vice PresidentDemocratic Party$1,000
Gregory HenchelRelease Of Information SpecialistDemocratic Party$1,000
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HSN Financial Performance

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HSN Competitors

Competitors of HSN include Overstock.com, Jegs High Performance, and Chinos Holdings, Inc. The average salaries at Overstock.com rank the highest, with their employees earning an average salary of $68,786 per year. The salaries at Jegs High Performance average $46,509 per year, and the salaries at Chinos Holdings, Inc. come in at $40,467 per year.
Average Salarydesc
Salary Range48k - 96k$69k$68,786
Jegs High Performance
Salary Range30k - 69k$47k$46,509
Chinos Holdings, Inc.
Salary Range28k - 57k$40k$40,467

Abt Electronics

Salary Range25k - 50k$36k$35,768
Lands' End
Salary Range24k - 45k$33k$33,343
Salary Range24k - 43k$33k$32,523
Salary Range22k - 45k$32k$31,954
Lillian Vernon
Salary Range22k - 45k$32k$31,818

Tennis Warehouse

Salary Range22k - 41k$31k$30,774

Ecklers Automotive

Salary Range22k - 38k$30k$29,806

Frequently Asked Questions about HSN

When was HSN founded?

HSN was founded in 1977.

How many Employees does HSN have?

HSN has 6,500 employees.

How much money does HSN make?

HSN generates $3.6B in revenue.

What industry is HSN in?

HSN is in the retail industry.

What is HSN's mission?

HSN's mission statement is "Deliver the joy and excitement of new discoveries everyday."

What type of company is HSN?

HSN is a public company.

Who are HSN's competitors?

HSN competitors include L.L.Bean, Chinos Holdings, Inc., Duluth Trading, Evine, Lands' End, Eastbay, Overstock.com, Berry Man, Gem Shopping Network, Ecklers Automotive, ShopNational, Longstreth, HSNi LLC, Lillian Vernon, Design Toscano, AmeriMark, Tennis Warehouse, cklass, Abt Electronics, Jegs High Performance.

Who works at HSN?

Andres Sanchez (CEO)

Lowell Paxson (Founder)

Roy Speer (Founder)

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HSN may also be known as or be related to Cornerstone Brands Inc., HSN, HSN Inc, HSN Inc., HSN, Inc. and Hsn, Inc.