Compare IBM vs Apple BETA

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

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Apple

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Apple scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend 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)
3.8
(based on 52818 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 16951 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.6
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
72%
72%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
93%
93%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 1,980 more total submitted salaries than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern46 Salaries
£18,486/yr
Software Engineer124 Salaries
£38,875/yr
IT Specialist60 Salaries
£43,579/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Specialist121 Salaries
£9/hr
Software Engineer16 Salaries
£67,494/yr
Technical Specialist31 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2386 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2372 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1781 reviews)
"Great people"(in 781 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 800 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 685 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 504 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 328 reviews)
Featured Review

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

Former Employee - Specialist

I worked at Apple part-time

Pros

Great benefits, good coworkers, awesome work environment.

Cons

Retail job, not enough hours, competitive and lack of promotions.

Job Postings

IBM has 5,791 more recently posted open jobs than Apple.