Compare Boeing vs Northrop Grumman BETA

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

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Northrop Grumman

Employee Ratings

  • Northrop Grumman scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 11870 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 8076 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.4
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.8
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Boeing Ceo David Calhoun
68%
68%David Calhoun
CEO Approval
Northrop Grumman Ceo Kathy Warden
80%
80%Kathy Warden
Northrop Grumman employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Northrop Grumman employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Northrop Grumman salaries averaged $2,081 higher than Boeing.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer697 Salaries
$89,536/yr
Systems Engineer627 Salaries
$94,425/yr
Intern269 Salaries
$27/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer844 Salaries
$93,936/yr
Systems Engineer774 Salaries
$96,268/yr
Intern214 Salaries
$26/hr

What Employees Say

  • Boeing had 529 more reviews than Northrop Grumman that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Boeing had 121 more reviews than Northrop Grumman that mentioned "Large company" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1220 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1216 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 691 reviews)
"9 80 schedule"(in 573 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Large company"(in 284 reviews)
"Red tape"(in 218 reviews)
Cons
"Large company"(in 163 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 162 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Boeing full-time

Pros

Good culture for families and older people.

Cons

No stock options and PTO is only 88 hrs when you start out.

Current Employee - ElectroMechanical Engineer

I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time

Pros

I personally am in a great working environment. I like the people I work with and the projects I am working on with them.

Cons

Not much other than the annual bonus being low.

Job Postings

Northrop Grumman has 710 more recently posted open jobs than Boeing.
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