Compare GE vs IBM BETA

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

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IBM

Employee Ratings

  • GE scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and CEO Approval.
  • IBM scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.9
(based on 11476 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 58211 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
GE employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GE Ceo H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
89%
89%H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
88%
88%Arvind Krishna
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
59%
IBM employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than GE employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 47,508 more total submitted salaries than GE.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer161 Salaries
$86,497/yr
Lead Systems Engineer49 Salaries
$99,907/yr
Project Manager123 Salaries
$99,017/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Advisory Software Engineer2576 Salaries
$127,325/yr
IT Specialist868 Salaries
$85,011/yr
Project Manager769 Salaries
$100,676/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GE.
  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at GE.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 477 reviews)
"Great people"(in 324 reviews)
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2584 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2491 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 421 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 218 reviews)
Cons
"Low salary"(in 758 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 690 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good Company"Nov 12, 2020

Former Employee - Senior Engineer

I worked at GE full-time

Pros

Good pay and bonus for senior level engineers.

Cons

Big company. Too much paper work.

Current Employee - Software Developer

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

Pros

Great work-life balance! Very professional environment with great colleagues!

Cons

Nothing much really, other than less perks.

Job Postings

IBM has 15,801 more recently posted open jobs than GE.