Compare Boeing vs Lockheed Martin BETA

See how working at Boeing vs. Lockheed Martin 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 Boeing vs. Lockheed Martin. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Boeing

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Lockheed Martin

Employee Ratings

  • Lockheed Martin 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)
3.8
(based on 10704 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 8454 reviews)
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.0
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.2
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.6
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.9
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Boeing Ceo David Calhoun
71%
71%David Calhoun
CEO Approval
Lockheed Martin Ceo James D. Taiclet
91%
91%James D. Taiclet
Lockheed Martin employees rated their CEO Approval 20% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Lockheed Martin employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Lockheed Martin salaries averaged $3,608 higher than Boeing.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer551 Salaries
$85,000/yr
Systems Engineer515 Salaries
$93,137/yr
Intern249 Salaries
$26/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1063 Salaries
$97,064/yr
Systems Engineer706 Salaries
$91,900/yr
Intern202 Salaries
$24/hr

What Employees Say

  • Boeing had 302 more reviews than Lockheed Martin that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Boeing had 23 more reviews than Lockheed Martin that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1015 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 944 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 642 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 419 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 164 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 157 reviews)
Cons
"Large company"(in 188 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 141 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Oct 28, 2021

Current Employee - Design Engineer

I have been working at Boeing full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Benefits, Pay, and Atmosphere are very good..

Cons

Promotions are slow and hard to get.

Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer

I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

The 9 80 or 4 10 work schedule is really nice, and overall overtime is not generally required.

Cons

Can be slow to get things done, and hard to find the fun projects to work on as an engineer.

Job Postings

Lockheed Martin has 2,260 more recently posted open jobs than Boeing.