Compare FirstGroup vs First Transit BETA

See how working at FirstGroup vs. First Transit 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 FirstGroup vs. First Transit. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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FirstGroup

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First Transit

Employee Ratings

  • FirstGroup scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • First Transit scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 180 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 394 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.4
First Transit employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than FirstGroup employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.0
First Transit employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than FirstGroup employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
FirstGroup Ceo Matthew Gregory
59%
59%Matthew Gregory
CEO Approval
First Transit Ceo Brad Thomas
67%
67%Brad Thomas
First Transit employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than FirstGroup employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
49%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
First Transit employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than FirstGroup employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Positive Business Outlook
44%
First Transit employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than FirstGroup employees rated theirs.

Salaries

First Transit has 394 more total submitted salaries than FirstGroup.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
School Bus Driver4 Salaries
$18/hr
Manager1 Salaries
$90,534/yr
Engineering Apprentice9 Salaries
$76,309/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Bus Driver34 Salaries
$15/hr
General Manager18 Salaries
$95,750/yr
Safety Manager8 Salaries
$54,780/yr

What Employees Say

  • FirstGroup had 1 more reviews than First Transit that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • "Buses" was the most mentioned Con at FirstGroup.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at First Transit.
Pros
Pros
"Free bus travel"(in 15 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 11 reviews)
"Good people"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Buses"(in 13 reviews)
"Shift pattern"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 26 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 14 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Maintenance Cleaner

I have been working at FirstGroup full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Summary of Qualifications; proven ability to work with little to no supervison Effective team player Demonstrated ability to utilized available tesources and follow tasks through to completion... Bi-lingual- English and Spanish

Cons

Maintenance Followed for the proper use of chemical cleaners to service bathrooms safely and efficiently Serviced, cleaned, and tesupplied restrooms Stripped, sealed, finished, and polished... floors Swept, mopped, scrubbed, and vacuumed the ficility,s floors provided extra coverage whenever other staff called out Gathesed and properly disposed of trash

Advice to Management

I want to speakig with the Management; because I Applied for Maintenance cleaner ok

"Great company"Nov 11, 2020

Former Employee - Paratransit Bus Operator

I worked at First Transit full-time

Pros

Customer service, overtime, working with people

Cons

There are no cons working here

Job Postings

First Transit has 125 more recently posted open jobs than FirstGroup.