Compare Oxford University vs University of Cambridge BETA

See how University of Cambridge vs. Oxford University compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 663 reviews)
4.3
(based on 665 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.9
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
3.3
Work-life balance
3.7
3.7
Senior Management
3.5
3.6
Culture & Values
4.1
4.2
CEO Approval
Oxford University Ceo Christopher Francis Patten
91%Christopher Francis Patten
University of Cambridge Ceo Sir Leszek Borysiewicz
93%Sir Leszek Borysiewicz
% Recommend to a friend
89%
87%
Positive Business Outlook
64%
61%

Salaries

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£34,500/yr
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£15,089/yr
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£34,338/yr
Research Associate184 Salaries
£33,758/yr
PhD Student139 Salaries
£14,912/yr
Postdoctoral Fellow19 Salaries
£32,814/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Working environment"(in 43 reviews)
"World class"(in 27 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 35 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 35 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 25 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 18 reviews)
"Academia"(in 20 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 16 reviews)
Featured Review
"good"13 Nov 2019

Current Employee - Senior Lecturer

I have been working at Oxford University full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

prestige of being one of the top universities convening power of the university clever students are a joy to teach

Cons

pay low by international standards

Current Employee - Student

I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Institution provides excellent teaching and training

Cons

Not ideal working environment for unambitious people

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