Compare Apple vs SpaceX BETA

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

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SpaceX

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • SpaceX scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 20956 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1475 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.2
SpaceX employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Apple employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
95%
95%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
SpaceX Ceo Elon Musk
92%
92%Elon Musk
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
SpaceX employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Apple has 62,780 more total submitted salaries than SpaceX.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Software Developer3677 Salaries
$150,229/yr
Specialist1338 Salaries
$18/hr
Genius1063 Salaries
$24/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Propulsion Engineer67 Salaries
$98,751/yr
Intern88 Salaries
$28/hr
Dining Room Attendant10 Salaries
$19/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Rockets" was the most mentioned Pro at SpaceX.
  • Apple had 127 more reviews than SpaceX that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Pros
"Rockets"(in 251 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 179 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 432 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 281 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Software Engineer

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

Pros

Great workspace and flexible schedules.

Cons

Work can sometimes be overwhelming but it comes with the price.

Current Employee - Electronics Engineer

I have been working at SpaceX full-time

Pros

The area of Space Technology (the area I want to work with the most) One of the biggest companies in the World that gives the ooportunity of great improvement in a great way to an engineer.

Cons

I think it is hard to be accepted to job as fresh grad engineer but I believe in myself to get over this.

Job Postings

Apple has 750 more recently posted open jobs than SpaceX.