Compare Apple vs SolarCity BETA

See how working at Apple vs. SolarCity 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. SolarCity. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Apple

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SolarCity

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 21689 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 2343 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Apple employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Apple employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
SolarCity Ceo Lyndon Rive
82%
82%Lyndon Rive
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 29% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 31% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Apple has 1,913 more total submitted salaries than SolarCity.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Specialist210 Salaries
£9/hr
Apple Genius78 Salaries
£30,234/yr
Technical Specialist59 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Solar Consultant1 Salaries
£21/hr

What Employees Say

  • Apple had 732 more reviews than SolarCity that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • Apple had 482 more reviews than SolarCity that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Pros
"Great company"(in 101 reviews)
"Great people"(in 96 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 77 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Music operations specialist

I worked at Apple for more than a year

Pros

Great salary and equipment supplied, and great involvement with the company on a global sale.

Cons

No chance to continue contract after expiry

"Vice President"23 Mar 2016

I worked at SolarCity

Pros

Amazing people and culture Great leadership

Cons

Keep your values Retain your top talent

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