Compare Jones Day vs Sidley Austin BETA

See how working at Jones Day vs. Sidley Austin 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 Jones Day vs. Sidley Austin. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Jones Day

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Sidley Austin

Employee Ratings

  • Sidley Austin 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)
3.8
(based on 231 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 334 reviews)
Sidley Austin employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.3
Sidley Austin employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Sidley Austin employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.8
Sidley Austin employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
4.0
Sidley Austin employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.3
Sidley Austin employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Jones Day Ceo Stephen J. Brogan
62%
62%Stephen J. Brogan
CEO Approval
Sidley Austin Ceo Michael Schmidtberger
91%
91%Michael Schmidtberger
Sidley Austin employees rated their CEO Approval 29% higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Sidley Austin employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Sidley Austin employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Jones Day employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Sidley Austin has 3 more total submitted salaries than Jones Day.
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Salaries for similar jobs
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£50,777/yr
Paralegal2 Salaries
£36,857/yr
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Associate3 Salaries
£138,836/yr
Legal Secretary2 Salaries
£47,663/yr
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£76,545/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good people" was the most mentioned Pro at Jones Day.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Sidley Austin.
  • Sidley Austin had 19 more reviews than Jones Day that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • Sidley Austin had 14 more reviews than Jones Day that mentioned "Law firm" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good people"(in 11 reviews)
"Great people"(in 11 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 19 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 19 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 14 reviews)
"Law firm"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 33 reviews)
"Law firm"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review
"Intern"10 Oct 2019

Former Intern - Intern

I worked at Jones Day for less than a year

Pros

Great open culture, lots of opportunities, own office as an intern

Cons

Long hrs as expected

Current Employee - Lawyer/Solicitor

I have been working at Sidley Austin full-time

Pros

Highest quality training and development among law firms in the UK and US. Excellent benefit and support for its lawyers. Very exceptional colleagues to learn from.

Cons

Long hours and high pressure work.

Job Postings

Sidley Austin has 45 more recently posted open jobs than Jones Day.