Compare Royal Navy vs The British Army BETA

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

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The British Army

Employee Ratings

  • Royal Navy scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • The British Army scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 511 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1194 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.2
Work-life balance
2.8
The British Army employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Royal Navy employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Royal Navy Ceo Sir Jonathon Band
83%
83%Sir Jonathon Band
Royal Navy employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than The British Army employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
The British Army Ceo Nicholas Patrick Carter
77%
77%Nicholas Patrick Carter
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Royal Navy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than The British Army employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
45%

Salaries

The British Army has 774 more total submitted salaries than Royal Navy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
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£47,653/yr
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£28,468/yr
Aircraft Engineering Technician17 Salaries
£23,874/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Major53 Salaries
£57,713/yr
Officer15 Salaries
£45,667/yr
Mechanical Engineer6 Salaries
£28,712/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Travel opportunities" was the most mentioned Pro at Royal Navy.
  • "Opportunities to travel" was the most mentioned Pro at The British Army.
  • Royal Navy had 2 more reviews than The British Army that mentioned "Time away" as a Con.
  • The British Army had 6 more reviews than Royal Navy that mentioned "Away from home" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Travel opportunities"(in 36 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 36 reviews)
Pros
"Adventure training"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Time away"(in 95 reviews)
"Away from home"(in 74 reviews)
Cons
"Time away"(in 93 reviews)
"Away from home"(in 80 reviews)
Featured Review
"Navy"11 Oct 2020

Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator

I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

Pros

Travel, opportunities, education, variety, sport.

Cons

Time away from home, uncertainty.

Current Employee - Army Officer

I have been working at The British Army full-time

Pros

Opportunity to regularly change roles and seek new challenges

Cons

Needs of the Army come first, which presents challenges for spouse employment.

Job Postings

The British Army has 28 more recently posted open jobs than Royal Navy.