Compare GE vs IBM BETA

See how working at GE vs. IBM 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 GE vs. IBM. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
GE company icon

GE

IBM company icon

IBM

Employee Ratings

  • GE scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • IBM scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 10643 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 51306 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
GE employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GE Ceo H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
88%
88%H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
GE employees rated their CEO Approval 20% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
68%
68%Arvind Krishna
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Positive Business Outlook
52%
IBM employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than GE employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 2,497 more total submitted salaries than GE.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Lead Engineer12 Salaries
£41,411/yr
Intern40 Salaries
£18,817/yr
Project Manager9 Salaries
£40,652/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer114 Salaries
£39,759/yr
Intern45 Salaries
£18,459/yr
Project Manager69 Salaries
£49,069/yr

What Employees Say

  • IBM had 1,864 more reviews than GE that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at GE.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 448 reviews)
"Great people"(in 303 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 2340 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 2312 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 406 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 211 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 744 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 669 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Digital Project Lead

I worked at GE for more than a year

Pros

Hands on experience in trending technologies, WFH, Gym, Cafe, subsidised food, badminton and tennis courts, free car parking

Cons

Nothing in particular. Highly demanding and you know it even before you accept the offer.

Current Employee - Vice President

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

Pros

Culture of continuous learning and re-invention

Cons

Some processes could be shredded

Advice to Management

Continue to inspire and make a dent in the universe

Job Postings

IBM has 6,308 more recently posted open jobs than GE.