Compare 3M vs Apple BETA

See how working at 3M vs. Apple 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 3M vs. Apple. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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3M

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Apple

Employee Ratings

  • 3M scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Apple 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)
3.9
(based on 4618 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 28145 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than 3M employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than 3M employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.7
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than 3M employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.2
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than 3M employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
3M Ceo Mike Roman
65%
65%Mike Roman
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
87%
87%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than 3M employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than 3M employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Positive Business Outlook
76%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than 3M employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Apple has 71,076 more total submitted salaries than 3M.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer99 Salaries
$94,192/yr
Intern51 Salaries
$24/hr
Senior Research Engineer56 Salaries
$118,589/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Software Developer3667 Salaries
$205,391/yr
Specialist1802 Salaries
$21/hr
Operations Research Analyst1266 Salaries
$105,111/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at 3M.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at 3M.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 200 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 185 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2214 reviews)
"Great people"(in 1008 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 83 reviews)
"Large company"(in 79 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 734 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 422 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Production Operator

I have been working at 3M full-time

Pros

Very competitive pay, good benefits

Cons

Long work hours with rotating shifts

Former Contractor - QA Engineer/QA Lead

I worked at Apple for less than a year

Pros

Reliable team Support Positive KT Transfers

Cons

Too many dependencies on other teams Access issues for project Requirements

Advice to Management

Give access to project details for Automation testers. Lower Dependencies by providing access to details needed for accurate testing.

Job Postings

Apple has 14,549 more recently posted open jobs than 3M.
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