Compare Lockheed Martin vs BAE Systems BETA

See how working at Lockheed Martin vs. BAE Systems 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 Lockheed Martin vs. BAE Systems. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Lockheed Martin

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BAE Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Lockheed Martin scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • BAE Systems scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 8441 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 422 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than BAE Systems employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than BAE Systems employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lockheed Martin Ceo James D. Taiclet
91%
91%James D. Taiclet
CEO Approval
BAE Systems Ceo Charles Woodburn
89%
89%Charles Woodburn
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Positive Business Outlook
79%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Lockheed Martin salaries averaged £3,580 higher than BAE Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer18 Salaries
£36,073/yr
Software Engineer9 Salaries
£37,359/yr
Project Manager9 Salaries
£54,500/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer55 Salaries
£34,672/yr
Software Engineer63 Salaries
£34,916/yr
Project Manager60 Salaries
£47,604/yr

What Employees Say

  • Lockheed Martin had 580 more reviews than BAE Systems that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Large company" was the most mentioned Con at Lockheed Martin.
  • "Career progression" was the most mentioned Con at BAE Systems.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 642 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 419 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 87 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 62 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Large company"(in 188 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 141 reviews)
Cons
"Career progression"(in 17 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review
"General rating"15 Nov 2021

Former Employee - Deputy Head of Quality Assurance

I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Great work life balance, 4 day working week.

Cons

Long working day and can be very process driven.

Advice to Management

More Leader training.

"Great"17 Nov 2021

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at BAE Systems full-time

Pros

Good salary good job canteen

Cons

Distance- salary promotion distance salary

Job Postings

Lockheed Martin has 4,916 more recently posted open jobs than BAE Systems.