Compare First Data vs The NPD Group BETA

See how working at First Data vs. The NPD Group 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 First Data vs. The NPD Group. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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First Data

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The NPD Group

Employee Ratings

  • The NPD Group 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 2584 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 371 reviews)
The NPD Group employees rated their Overall Rating 0.9 higher than First Data employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.4
The NPD Group employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than First Data employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
The NPD Group employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than First Data employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
4.1
The NPD Group employees rated their Work-life balance 1.3 higher than First Data employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.5
Senior Management
3.7
The NPD Group employees rated their Senior Management 1.2 higher than First Data employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
3.8
The NPD Group employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than First Data employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
First Data Ceo Frank Bisignano
48%
48%Frank Bisignano
CEO Approval
The NPD Group Ceo Karyn Schoenbart
82%
82%Karyn Schoenbart
The NPD Group employees rated their CEO Approval 34% higher than First Data employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
43%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
The NPD Group employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 27% higher than First Data employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
The NPD Group employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than First Data employees rated theirs.

Salaries

First Data has 1,954 more total submitted salaries than The NPD Group.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Executive51 Salaries
$28,887/yr
Director70 Salaries
$131,169/yr
Intern - Hourly41 Salaries
$18/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager51 Salaries
$82,242/yr
Executive Director27 Salaries
$140,969/yr
Client Account Specialist11 Salaries
$51,154/yr

What Employees Say

  • First Data had 105 more reviews than The NPD Group that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "401k match" was the most mentioned Con at First Data.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at The NPD Group.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 131 reviews)
"Good people"(in 93 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 88 reviews)
"Great people"(in 26 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"401k match"(in 166 reviews)
"No 401k match"(in 114 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 15 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 10 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Senior Certification Analyst

I worked at First Data full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great Management, fully supportive of staff. Decent bonus and pay structure

Cons

The health benefits are not very good

Advice to Management

Get better health benefits

"Forward thinking"Oct 16, 2020

Current Employee - Market Research Director

I have been working at The NPD Group full-time

Pros

Understands what clients need and innovates toward this. Continuously growing. Cares about its employees.

Cons

Doesn’t offer a complete array of market research products.

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