Compare Microsoft vs Tableau Software BETA

See how working at Microsoft vs. Tableau Software 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 Microsoft vs. Tableau Software. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Microsoft

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Tableau Software

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft 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)
4.3
(based on 23134 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Tableau Software employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 726 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Tableau Software employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Tableau Software employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Tableau Software employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Tableau Software employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%
97%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Tableau Software employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Tableau Software Ceo Adam Selipsky
86%
86%Adam Selipsky
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Tableau Software employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
87%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 29% higher than Tableau Software employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
57%

Salaries

Microsoft has 1,051 more total submitted salaries than Tableau Software.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Executive17 Salaries
£76,360/yr
Intern22 Salaries
£18,138/yr
Program Manager14 Salaries
£63,208/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Area Manager10 Salaries
£36,124/yr
London1 Salaries
£35,630/yr
IP Project Manager1 Salaries
£40,638/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Great product" was the most mentioned Pro at Tableau Software.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Tableau Software.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1930 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1629 reviews)
Pros
"Great product"(in 86 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 84 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"Large company"(in 339 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 51 reviews)
"Company is growing"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Open to ideas and creativity.

Cons

work-life balance might become an issue

Former Employee - Partner Sales Manager

I worked at Tableau Software full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Gold standard product that customers truly love and are fanatical about!

Cons

Fast moving business, Tableau has seen massive growth in the past few years, especially with recent acquisition by Salesforce. This causes some communication breakdown and hiccups at times.

Advice to Management

Lead by example

Job Postings

Microsoft has 6,875 more recently posted open jobs than Tableau Software.