Compare Exelis vs Leidos BETA

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

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Leidos

Employee Ratings

  • Leidos 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)
2.9
(based on 551 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2055 reviews)
Leidos employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
3.6
Leidos employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Leidos employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
4.0
Leidos employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.3
Senior Management
3.5
Leidos employees rated their Senior Management 1.2 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.8
Culture & Values
3.7
Leidos employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Exelis Ceo David F. Melcher
41%
41%David F. Melcher
CEO Approval
Leidos Ceo Roger A. Krone
88%
88%Roger A. Krone
Leidos employees rated their CEO Approval 47% higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
42%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Leidos employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 34% higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
16%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Leidos employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 53% higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Leidos salaries averaged $363 higher than Exelis.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer57 Salaries
$98,308/yr
Software Engineer29 Salaries
$87,909/yr
Program Manager14 Salaries
$124,893/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer250 Salaries
$105,149/yr
Software Engineer190 Salaries
$94,211/yr
Project Manager94 Salaries
$112,840/yr

What Employees Say

  • Leidos had 72 more reviews than Exelis that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Leidos had 20 more reviews than Exelis that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 29 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 26 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 125 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 98 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 37 reviews)
"Harris"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 57 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 28 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Apr 3, 2017

I have been working at Exelis

Pros

401k Coworkers Flex weeks in the summer

Cons

I do not have any cons.

Current Employee - Senior Software Developer

I have been working at Leidos full-time

Pros

A place to explore Technical skills

Cons

A healthy Work environment culture

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