Compare IBM vs Google BETA

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

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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)
3.9
(based on 60563 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 14452 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
87%
87%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 2,369 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer142 Salaries
£38,902/yr
Project Manager82 Salaries
£47,817/yr
Intern51 Salaries
£18,786/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer178 Salaries
£64,916/yr
Product Manager20 Salaries
£95,986/yr
Intern24 Salaries
£31,460/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Systems Engineer

I worked at IBM full-time for less than a year

Pros

Brilliant place really love it

Cons

Terrible terrible terrible experience terrible

Advice to Management

Be better

"current"4 Mar 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Google full-time

Pros

all great no cons whatsoever

Cons

none at all all great

Job Postings

IBM has 21,634 more recently posted open jobs than Google.