Compare Apple vs Cisco Systems BETA

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

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Cisco Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17795 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 18280 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.2
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
92%
92%Chuck Robbins
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
64%

Salaries

Apple has 20,852 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Electronics Engineer Except Computer2600 Salaries
$137,330/yr
Computer Systems Analyst384 Salaries
$104,563/yr
Sales Manager312 Salaries
$160,929/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer4423 Salaries
$123,966/yr
Technical Leader1213 Salaries
$178,155/yr
Customer Support Engineer1121 Salaries
$120,560/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1853 reviews)
"Great people"(in 798 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1336 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1257 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 524 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 334 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 557 reviews)
"Big company"(in 441 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Data Analytics Intern

I worked at Apple for less than a year

Pros

So many swags Learning opportunities Excellent ork culture

Cons

Bug company doesn't always translate intern to full time

Current Employee - Electronics Engineer

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for less than a year

Pros

As I'm from electronics and communication so cisco help us to learn more about electronics

Cons

No downsides about cisco to say

Advice to Management

Give opportunity to fresher

Job Postings

Apple has 6,929 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.