Compare Ryanair vs Emirates BETA

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

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Emirates

Employee Ratings

  • Emirates 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)
2.8
(based on 604 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1591 reviews)
Emirates employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than Ryanair employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Emirates employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.6 higher than Ryanair employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.3
Emirates employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Ryanair employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.1
Senior Management
2.9
Emirates employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Ryanair employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.3
Culture & Values
3.3
Emirates employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than Ryanair employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ryanair Ceo Michael O'Leary
36%
36%Michael O'Leary
CEO Approval
Emirates Ceo Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
82%
82%Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
Emirates employees rated their CEO Approval 46% higher than Ryanair employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
41%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Emirates employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 36% higher than Ryanair employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
35%
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Emirates employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than Ryanair employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Ryanair has 125 more total submitted salaries than Emirates.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Investor Relations Vice President2 Salaries
£6,326/yr
Cabin Service Supervisor2 Salaries
£21,589/yr
Comptroller1 Salaries
£25,092/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service and Sales Agent4 Salaries
£16,082/yr
Group Sales Coordinator1 Salaries
£22,500/yr
Commercial Manager2 Salaries
£52,009/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Staff travel" was the most mentioned Pro at Ryanair.
  • "Travel benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Emirates.
  • Emirates had 49 more reviews than Ryanair that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff travel"(in 40 reviews)
"Roster 5"(in 30 reviews)
Pros
"Travel benefits"(in 97 reviews)
"Good salary"(in 93 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Cabin crew"(in 32 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 28 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 77 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 65 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Airline Pilot

I have been working at Ryanair full-time

Pros

5 on, 4 off roster. Pay.

Cons

The industry can be subject to challenges like corona virus grounding.

"5* Airline"14 Sep 2020

Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist

I worked at Emirates full-time

Pros

excellent benefits and job perks, an amazing way to see the world with a great lifestyle to accompany it

Cons

difficult schedules and work hours

Job Postings

Ryanair has 108 more recently posted open jobs than Emirates.