Compare Transport for London vs London Underground BETA

See how working at Transport for London vs. London Underground 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 Transport for London vs. London Underground. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Transport for London

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London Underground

Employee Ratings

  • Transport for London scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • London Underground scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
4.0
(based on 571 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 151 reviews)
London Underground employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
4.2
London Underground employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
London Underground employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Transport for London employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than London Underground employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.8
London Underground employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
London Underground employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Transport for London Ceo Mike Brown MVO
75%
75%Mike Brown MVO
CEO Approval
London Underground Ceo Mike Brown
89%
89%Mike Brown
London Underground employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
% Recommend to a friend
96%
London Underground employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
London Underground employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 35% higher than Transport for London employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Transport for London salaries averaged £67 higher than London Underground.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager25 Salaries
£50,788/yr
Customer Service Assistant12 Salaries
£32,396/yr
Senior Engineer8 Salaries
£55,405/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager4 Salaries
£58,426/yr
Customer Service Assistant15 Salaries
£33,371/yr
Project Engineer7 Salaries
£46,594/yr

What Employees Say

  • Transport for London had 61 more reviews than London Underground that mentioned "Free travel" as a Pro.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Transport for London.
  • "Shift work" was the most mentioned Con at London Underground.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 98 reviews)
"Free travel"(in 85 reviews)
Pros
"Free travel"(in 24 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 44 reviews)
"Tfl"(in 38 reviews)
Cons
"Shift work"(in 22 reviews)
"Unsocial hours"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review
"Work Review"19 Nov 2020

Current Employee - Oeperation Assistant

I have been working at Transport for London full-time for less than a year

Pros

Best company to work in

Cons

People are very rude when you talk to them

Advice to Management

Improve on transport

Former Employee - Commercial Manager

I worked at London Underground full-time

Pros

Flexible hours, discounted train fares

Cons

Peers lacking expertise, poor senior management

Job Postings