Compare Apple vs REI BETA

See how working at Apple vs. REI compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Apple vs. REI. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Apple

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REI

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • REI scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 23657 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2333 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Apple employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than REI employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than REI employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.2
REI employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than REI employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
REI Ceo Eric Artz
84%
84%Eric Artz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than REI employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
70%

Salaries

Apple has 2,293 more total submitted salaries than REI.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Specialist237 Salaries
£10/hr
Apple Genius91 Salaries
£30,934/yr
Software Engineer56 Salaries
£69,266/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Designer1 Salaries
$16/hr
Software Engineer1 Salaries
£31,364/yr
Research Scientist1 Salaries
£22,277/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at REI.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at REI.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 183 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 118 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 106 reviews)
"Sell memberships"(in 95 reviews)
Featured Review
"Best"23 Oct 2021

Current Employee - Head of Marketing

I have been working at Apple full-time

Pros

Values, creativity, people, culture, salary

Cons

Pressure, politics and that's all that is negative

"Great place!"11 Feb 2021

Current Employee - Dirictor

I have been working at REI full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

The focus is bigger than just selling things

Cons

Can lack focus at times

Job Postings

Apple has 9,332 more recently posted open jobs than REI.