Compare Boeing vs SpaceX BETA

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

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SpaceX

Employee Ratings

  • Boeing scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • SpaceX scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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 9537 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1475 reviews)
SpaceX employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.2
SpaceX employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Boeing employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.8
SpaceX employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
4.1
SpaceX employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Boeing Ceo David Calhoun
70%
70%David Calhoun
CEO Approval
SpaceX Ceo Elon Musk
92%
92%Elon Musk
SpaceX employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
SpaceX employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
SpaceX employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 46% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Boeing has 15,876 more total submitted salaries than SpaceX.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer972 Salaries
$97,278/yr
Structural Analysis Engineer638 Salaries
$88,716/yr
Procurement Agent611 Salaries
$69,923/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Integration Technician35 Salaries
$26/hr
Propulsion Engineer67 Salaries
$99,610/yr
Manager12 Salaries
$120,024/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Boeing.
  • "Rockets" was the most mentioned Pro at SpaceX.
  • SpaceX had 117 more reviews than Boeing that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1015 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 944 reviews)
Pros
"Rockets"(in 251 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 179 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 164 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 157 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 432 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 281 reviews)
Featured Review
"Engineer"Apr 22, 2021

Current Employee - Engineer

I have been working at Boeing full-time

Pros

Great company to work at, enjoyed the job

Cons

no cons, this is a great company to work at

Former Intern - Launch Facilities Engineering

I worked at SpaceX for less than a year

Pros

Excellent team members, independence, value for your skill and expertise

Cons

Working at SpaceX will place a high demand on your time. So be preprepared to spend long weeks and weekends working on projects.

Job Postings

SpaceX has 144 more recently posted open jobs than Boeing.