Compare University of St. Andrews vs University of Edinburgh BETA

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University of St. Andrews

Employee Ratings

  • University of St. Andrews scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • University of Edinburgh scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 134 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 608 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
University of St. Andrews employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than University of Edinburgh employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
University of St. Andrews Ceo Sally Mapstone
69%
69%Sally Mapstone
CEO Approval
University of Edinburgh Ceo Professor Peter Mathieson
72%
72%Professor Peter Mathieson
University of Edinburgh employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than University of St. Andrews employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
University of Edinburgh employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than University of St. Andrews employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
65%
University of St. Andrews employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than University of Edinburgh employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

University of Edinburgh has 1,040 more total submitted salaries than University of St. Andrews.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
PhD Student23 Salaries
£14,958/yr
Research Fellow17 Salaries
£35,052/yr
Lecturer8 Salaries
£47,696/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
PhD Student140 Salaries
£15,241/yr
Research Associate48 Salaries
£35,618/yr
Postdoctoral Fellow20 Salaries
£34,770/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at University of St. Andrews.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at University of Edinburgh.
  • "Small town" was the most mentioned Con at University of St. Andrews.
  • "Career progression" was the most mentioned Con at University of Edinburgh.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 10 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 9 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 44 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Small town"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
"Career progression"(in 13 reviews)
"Short term contracts"(in 11 reviews)
Featured Review
"Studying Bsc"20 Feb 2021

Current Employee - Student

I have been working at University of St. Andrews part-time

Pros

Its fun and hard work

Cons

Its stressful and very time consuming

"Great place"8 Mar 2021

Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Assistant

I worked at University of Edinburgh full-time

Pros

Friendly, great salary, supportive, networking

Cons

There were no cons to working here

Job Postings

University of Edinburgh has 92 more recently posted open jobs than University of St. Andrews.