Compare SunEdison vs SolarCity BETA

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

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SolarCity

Employee Ratings

  • SunEdison scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • SolarCity scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 463 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 2345 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
SunEdison employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
SunEdison employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.6
SolarCity employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than SunEdison employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SunEdison Ceo Ahmad R. Chatila
67%
67%Ahmad R. Chatila
CEO Approval
SolarCity Ceo Lyndon Rive
82%
82%Lyndon Rive
SolarCity employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than SunEdison employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
SunEdison employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
SunEdison employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

SunEdison has 4 more total submitted salaries than SolarCity.
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Salaries for similar jobs
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£77,156/yr
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£21/hr

What Employees Say

  • SolarCity had 72 more reviews than SunEdison that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • SolarCity had 91 more reviews than SunEdison that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Renewable energy"(in 33 reviews)
"Great people"(in 24 reviews)
Pros
"Great company"(in 101 reviews)
"Great people"(in 96 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 18 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 77 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Business Development

I worked at SunEdison for more than a year

Pros

Talent and coworkers in the trenches. Excellent compensation and responsibilities.

Cons

Terrible management and work culture, which eventually drove the company to go under.

"Vice President"23 Mar 2016

I worked at SolarCity

Pros

Amazing people and culture Great leadership

Cons

Keep your values Retain your top talent

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