Compare IBM vs PayPal BETA

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

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PayPal

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • PayPal scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 51305 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 34 reviews)
PayPal employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
PayPal employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.6
PayPal employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
PayPal employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
68%
68%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
PayPal Ceo Dan Schulman
100%
100%Dan Schulman
PayPal employees rated their CEO Approval 32% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
IBM employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
IBM employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
33%

Salaries

IBM has 3,039 more total submitted salaries than PayPal.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Consultant142 Salaries
£51,329/yr
Software Engineer114 Salaries
£39,759/yr
Project Manager69 Salaries
£49,069/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Solutions Consultant2 Salaries
£70,701/yr
Engineer1 Salaries
£47,217/yr
Senior Product Manager2 Salaries
£102,356/yr

What Employees Say

  • IBM had 2,136 more reviews than PayPal that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at PayPal.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 2340 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 2312 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 185 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 176 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 744 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 669 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 156 reviews)
"Re orgs"(in 53 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

Current Employee - Program Manager

I have been working at PayPal full-time for more than a year

Pros

You can shine up if you do and present your job well

Cons

Some departments might have politics

Job Postings

IBM has 6,103 more recently posted open jobs than PayPal.