Compare Royal Air Force vs The British Army BETA

See how working at Royal Air Force vs. The British Army 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 Royal Air Force vs. The British Army. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Royal Air Force

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The British Army

Employee Ratings

  • The British Army 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)
3.7
(based on 576 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1129 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.0
The British Army employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Royal Air Force employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.7
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.0
The British Army employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Royal Air Force employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.1
The British Army employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Royal Air Force employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Royal Air Force Ceo Stephen Hillier
72%
72%Stephen Hillier
CEO Approval
The British Army Ceo Nicholas Patrick Carter
77%
77%Nicholas Patrick Carter
The British Army employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Royal Air Force employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
The British Army employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Royal Air Force employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
32%
Positive Business Outlook
42%
The British Army employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Royal Air Force employees rated theirs.

Salaries

The British Army has 606 more total submitted salaries than Royal Air Force.
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What Employees Say

  • "Opportunity to travel" was the most mentioned Pro at Royal Air Force.
  • "Opportunities to travel" was the most mentioned Pro at The British Army.
  • The British Army had 23 more reviews than Royal Air Force that mentioned "Time away" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Adventurous training"(in 44 reviews)
Pros
"Adventure training"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Time away"(in 67 reviews)
"Away from family"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
"Time away"(in 90 reviews)
"Away from home"(in 73 reviews)
Featured Review
"Service"29 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Business Manager

I have been working at Royal Air Force full-time

Pros

really good food and free clothes

Cons

the accommodation is often poor

Former Employee - Infantryman

I worked at The British Army full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Is the lads and adventure training

Cons

Stag and weapon cleaning and block jobs

Job Postings

Royal Air Force has 19 more recently posted open jobs than The British Army.