HSN overview

HSN, formerly Home Shopping Network, is an American free-to-air television network owned by the Qurate Retail Group, which also owns catalog company Cornerstone Brands.
The staff at HSN come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 56.3% female and 36.9% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, HSN notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 74.1%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at HSN tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 2.1 years. The average employee at HSN makes $39,709 per year. Pay at HSN is significantly lower than some of its highest paying competitors, like Twitter, Direct Alliance Corp (Direct Alliance, and Pearson Education, which pay $137,847, $54,805, and $51,363, respectively.
A large retail company with 6,500 employees and an annual revenue of $3.5B, HSN is headquartered in Florida.

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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The team at HSN

Key People
  • Jaclyn Miklos (Media Contact)
  • Steve Horn (Director - HR)
  • Alycia Brito (Media Contact)
  • Nigel Sonariwo (Vice President Marketing)
  • Brad Bohnert (Director, Public Relations & Special Events)
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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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.. Show More

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HSN Rankings

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HSN Salaries

How much does HSN pay?
The national average salary for an HSN employee in the United States is $39,709 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $74,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $21,000 per year.
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HSN Salaries By Job Title

While HSN employees earn an average yearly salary of $39,709, different roles can command different wages. The higher paying positions at HSN include Fashion Stylist, Quality Assurance Analyst, Senior Producer, and Motion Graphics Designer. A typical Fashion Stylist salary at HSN is $74,347. Other roles at HSN include Assembly Line Worker and Cashier. A Assembly Line Worker at HSN earns an average yearly salary of $21,892.

HSN careers

On average, employees at HSN stay with the company for 2.1 years. Employees most commonly join HSN after leaving Walmart. When they leave HSN, they most frequently get their next job at Walmart.

Average Length of Employment
L.L.Bean3.0 years
West Services2.2 years


2.1 years
Top Employers Before HSN
Walmart14.3 %
Verizon9.0 %
Macy's7.4 %
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Top Employers After HSN
Walmart9.6 %
Macy's6.7 %
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HSN Competitors

Some of the competitors of HSN are Twitter, Direct Alliance Corp (Direct Alliance, and Pearson Education. The wages at Twitter average higher than the other similar companies, where the median salary is $137,847 per year. The employees at Direct Alliance Corp (Direct Alliance earn an average yearly salary of $54,805 per year, and the salaries at Pearson Education average $51,363 per year.

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 $3.5B in revenue.

What industry is HSN in?

HSN is in the media 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, DialAmerica Marketing, West Services, Scholastic, Time Warner Cable Enterprises, DIRECTV, Concentrix, Evine, Direct Alliance Corp (Direct Alliance, The Pisa Group, Cox Enterprises, Twitter, GrubHub, Pearson Education, Gannett, Qurate Retail, Tickets.com, Group O, TMS, BMG Entertainment.

Who works at HSN?

Jaclyn Miklos (Media Contact)

Steve Horn (Director - HR)

Alycia Brito (Media Contact)

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