Compare Bowling Green vs First Solar BETA

See how working at Bowling Green vs. First Solar 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 Bowling Green vs. First Solar. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Bowling Green

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First Solar

Employee Ratings

  • First Solar scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 240 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 334 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.6
First Solar employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Bowling Green employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
First Solar employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than Bowling Green employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.0
First Solar employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Bowling Green employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
First Solar employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Bowling Green employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Bowling Green Ceo Mary Ellen Mazey, Ph.D.
74%
74%Mary Ellen Mazey, Ph.D.
CEO Approval
First Solar Ceo Mark Widmar
95%
95%Mark Widmar
First Solar employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than Bowling Green employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
First Solar employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than Bowling Green employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
73%
First Solar employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than Bowling Green employees rated theirs.

Salaries

First Solar has 141 more total submitted salaries than Bowling Green.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Graduate Assistant10 Salaries
$9,842/yr
Research Assistant13 Salaries
$36,749/yr
General Manager10 Salaries
$52,046/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern - Hourly10 Salaries
$21/hr
Analyst4 Salaries
$92,280/yr
Senior Manager6 Salaries
$146,344/yr

What Employees Say

  • First Solar had 7 more reviews than Bowling Green that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "No room" was the most mentioned Con at Bowling Green.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at First Solar.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 20 reviews)
"Great people"(in 11 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 27 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No room"(in 6 reviews)
"Part time"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 14 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Student Services Counselor

I have been working at Bowling Green full-time

Pros

Great place to work. Great benefits.

Cons

There was some job insecurity during pandemic.

Current Employee - Senior Manager

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

Pros

It's a company encourages innovation and focuses on collaboration and accountability

Cons

It's a competitive market for any company in solar business. Company slowed down on growth

Advice to Management

Look for opportunities to grow the company. Be inspirational and encourage more risk taking.

Job Postings

First Solar has 90 more recently posted open jobs than Bowling Green.