Compare BT vs Openreach BETA

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

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Openreach

Employee Ratings

  • BT scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Senior Management.
  • Openreach scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
3.8
(based on 6004 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 503 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.7
Openreach employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than BT employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Openreach employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than BT employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
BT Ceo Philip Jansen
85%
85%Philip Jansen
CEO Approval
Openreach Ceo Clive Selley
88%
88%Clive Selley
Openreach employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than BT employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Openreach employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than BT employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Openreach employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than BT employees rated theirs.

Salaries

BT has 3,933 more total submitted salaries than Openreach.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager120 Salaries
£47,013/yr
Software Engineer85 Salaries
£35,000/yr
Network Engineer45 Salaries
£39,822/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager20 Salaries
£40,806/yr
Openreach Engineer53 Salaries
£28,900/yr
Telecommunications Engineer83 Salaries
£28,800/yr

What Employees Say

  • BT had 675 more reviews than Openreach that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • BT had 137 more reviews than Openreach that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 689 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 198 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 18 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 14 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 147 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 127 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 10 reviews)
"Stats driven"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review
"BT sunderland"15 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Growth Sales/Sales Executive

I have been working at BT full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Great location and friendly people

Cons

Building is a bit outdated and could do with better parking

Current Employee - Telecoms Specialist

I have been working at Openreach full-time

Pros

freedom to work independently and as part of a team

Cons

Slow to train up to higher skills

Job Postings

BT has 480 more recently posted open jobs than Openreach.