Compare Tesla vs SolarCity BETA

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

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SolarCity

Employee Ratings

  • Tesla scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • SolarCity scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2903 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 2345 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Tesla employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.6
Work-life balance
2.9
SolarCity employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Tesla employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.1
SolarCity employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Tesla employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.6
SolarCity employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Tesla employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Tesla Ceo Elon Musk
75%
75%Elon Musk
CEO Approval
SolarCity Ceo Lyndon Rive
81%
81%Lyndon Rive
SolarCity employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Tesla employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Tesla employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Tesla employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

Tesla has 92 more total submitted salaries than SolarCity.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Product Specialist30 Salaries
£25,750/yr
Sales Advisor8 Salaries
£27,893/yr
Senior Manager3 Salaries
£54,746/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Solar Consultant1 Salaries
£20/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Tesla.
  • "Great company" was the most mentioned Pro at SolarCity.
  • Tesla had 205 more reviews than SolarCity that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 220 reviews)
"Cars"(in 142 reviews)
Pros
"Great company"(in 101 reviews)
"Great people"(in 96 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 282 reviews)
"No work life"(in 87 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 77 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Powerwall Sales

I worked at Tesla for less than a year

Pros

People, Work life balance, Pay

Cons

Cliques but otherwise no problems

"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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