Compare IBM vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 69992 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 83530 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
IBM employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
86%
86%Arvind Krishna
IBM employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
78%
78%Andrew Jassy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
IBM employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 4,138 more total submitted salaries than IBM.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer190 Salaries
£40,000/yr
Business Analyst47 Salaries
£39,088/yr
Project Manager106 Salaries
£49,756/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer115 Salaries
£49,967/yr
Area Manager170 Salaries
£37,787/yr
Program Manager66 Salaries
£49,699/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Partner

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

Pros

Incredible quality of people, breadth of capability.

Cons

Don’t expect to be spoon fed. IBM is all about self initiative.

Current Employee - Finance Manager

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

Pros

Customer centric, insists on highest standards, great peer group, variety of projects to gain great experience

Cons

Challenging projects, time management, deliverables, meetings, project timelines

Job Postings

Amazon has 126,157 more recently posted open jobs than IBM.