Compare RAND vs LSE BETA

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

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LSE

Employee Ratings

  • RAND scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Positive Business Outlook.
  • LSE scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 238 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 284 reviews)
LSE employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than RAND employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
4.0
LSE employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than RAND employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
4.1
LSE employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than RAND employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
RAND Ceo Michael Rich
78%
78%Michael Rich
CEO Approval
LSE Ceo Judith Rees
92%
92%Judith Rees
LSE employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than RAND employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
LSE employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than RAND employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
RAND employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than LSE employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

LSE has 314 more total submitted salaries than RAND.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Assistant4 Salaries
£23,154/yr
Internship1 Salaries
£18,448/yr
Aircraft Navigator1 Salaries
£34,409/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Assistant16 Salaries
£18/hr
PhD Student15 Salaries
£19,552/yr
Steward2 Salaries
£13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at RAND.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at LSE.
  • "Internal labor market" was the most mentioned Con at RAND.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at LSE.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 22 reviews)
"Interesting work"(in 18 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 18 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 17 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Labor market"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 9 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Aircraft Navigator

I have been working at RAND full-time for less than a year

Pros

Smart colleagues, great projects, good culture, learning opportunities galore

Cons

Lower pay as non-profit

Current Contractor - GTA

I have been working at LSE for more than 5 years

Pros

Great environment to work in

Cons

No cons to point out

Job Postings

RAND has 26 more recently posted open jobs than LSE.