Compare Associa vs FirstService Residential BETA

See how working at Associa vs. FirstService Residential 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 Associa vs. FirstService Residential. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Associa

Employee Ratings

  • Associa scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, 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 689 reviews)
Associa employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than FirstService Residential employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 730 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Associa employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than FirstService Residential employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Associa employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than FirstService Residential employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Associa employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than FirstService Residential employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Associa employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than FirstService Residential employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Associa Ceo John J. Carona
91%
91%John J. Carona
Associa employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than FirstService Residential employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
FirstService Residential Ceo Chuck M. Fallon
82%
82%Chuck M. Fallon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Associa employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than FirstService Residential employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Associa employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than FirstService Residential employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
62%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Associa salaries averaged $3,423 higher than FirstService Residential.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Community Manager91 Salaries
$54,755/yr
Administrative Assistant37 Salaries
$17/hr
Portfolio Manager24 Salaries
$71,297/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Community Manager35 Salaries
$54,630/yr
Administrative Assistant33 Salaries
$16/hr
Portfolio Manager14 Salaries
$61,153/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Family spirit" was the most mentioned Pro at Associa.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at FirstService Residential.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Associa.
  • "High turnover" was the most mentioned Con at FirstService Residential.
Pros
Pros
"Family spirit"(in 29 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 28 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 23 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 22 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 19 reviews)
"Work load"(in 18 reviews)
Cons
"High turnover"(in 24 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 19 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Oct 2, 2020

Current Employee - Community Association Manager

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

Pros

Above average salary. Amazing training. Support from coworkers and management team.

Cons

Long hours. Low mileage reimbursement.

Advice to Management

Increase mileage reimbursement.

"GREAT"Aug 10, 2020

Former Intern - Intern

I worked at FirstService Residential for more than a year

Pros

Great People, Good Benefits, Good Environment

Cons

Play favorites and need to get on people's good side.

Job Postings

FirstService Residential has 894 more recently posted open jobs than Associa.