Compare University of Exeter vs Met Office BETA

See how working at University of Exeter vs. Met Office 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 University of Exeter vs. Met Office. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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University of Exeter

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Met Office

Employee Ratings

  • University of Exeter scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Met Office scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 165 reviews)
University of Exeter employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 52 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
University of Exeter employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
University of Exeter employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
University of Exeter employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
University of Exeter Ceo Sir Steve Smith
73%
73%Sir Steve Smith
CEO Approval
Met Office Ceo Penny Endersby
100%
100%Penny Endersby
Met Office employees rated their CEO Approval 27% higher than University of Exeter employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
University of Exeter employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Met Office employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than University of Exeter employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Met Office has 656 more total submitted salaries than University of Exeter.
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What Employees Say

  • University of Exeter had 1 more reviews than Met Office that mentioned "Flexible working" as a Pro.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at University of Exeter.
  • "Noisy open plan" was the most mentioned Con at Met Office.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 15 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 13 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 14 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 6 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
"Noisy open plan"(in 4 reviews)
"Civil service"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"26 May 2020

Former Contractor - Research Technician

I worked at University of Exeter

Pros

Research, flexibility, location, work/life balance, community

Cons

Quiet, slow, HR, skills training, space

Current Employee - Senior HRBP

I have been working at Met Office full-time for more than a year

Pros

Working in a global centre of Excellence for weather and climate services. The Met Office has a wide range of roles ranging from Technology to Science and so you learn a lot of new skills and... knowledge. Salaries and benefits are good compared to many public sector bodies. There is access to the Civil Service Pension scheme. The Head Office in Exeter has a modern spacious environment with a restaurant, cafe and grounds to walk around. Staff are friendly and from a range of backgrounds and nationalities. There is a gym in Exeter and numerous clubs for staff to get involved in ranging from Brass bands to Language clubs.

Cons

You are asked by people daily what the weather is

Job Postings

University of Exeter has 6 more recently posted open jobs than Met Office.