Compare Fannie Mae vs Freddie Mac BETA

See how working at Fannie Mae vs. Freddie Mac 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 Fannie Mae vs. Freddie Mac. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Fannie Mae

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Freddie Mac

Employee Ratings

  • Fannie Mae scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Freddie Mac scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 1358 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 1052 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.7
Freddie Mac employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Fannie Mae employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.0
Freddie Mac employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Fannie Mae employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Fannie Mae Ceo Hugh Frater
92%
92%Hugh Frater
CEO Approval
Freddie Mac Ceo Michael Hutchins
0%
N/AMichael Hutchins
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Freddie Mac employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Fannie Mae employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Freddie Mac has 100 more total submitted salaries than Fannie Mae.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Engineer115 Salaries
$119,192/yr
Software Engineer75 Salaries
$142,132/yr
Director86 Salaries
$189,839/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Operational Risk Senior61 Salaries
$105,773/yr
Development, Senior91 Salaries
$122,273/yr
Business Analysis Professional55 Salaries
$92,184/yr

What Employees Say

  • Fannie Mae had 40 more reviews than Freddie Mac that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Fannie Mae had 50 more reviews than Freddie Mac that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • Freddie Mac had 21 more reviews than Fannie Mae that mentioned "Conservatorship" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 268 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 133 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 228 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 83 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 39 reviews)
"Conservatorship"(in 32 reviews)
Cons
"Conservatorship"(in 53 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 33 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Accountant

I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time

Pros

Great benefits and pay. Fun work environment

Cons

Hierarchy that’s really all. Lots I’ve levels to communicate with.

Current Employee - Software Developer

I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Flexibility with work schedule, amazing Paternity leave benefit

Cons

Takes time to get promoted.

Job Postings

Fannie Mae has 50 more recently posted open jobs than Freddie Mac.