Compare GE vs Northrop Grumman BETA

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

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Northrop Grumman

Employee Ratings

  • GE scored higher in 2 areas: Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Northrop Grumman scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 12180 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6341 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.9
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than GE employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GE Ceo H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
89%
89%H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
CEO Approval
Northrop Grumman Ceo Kathy Warden
88%
88%Kathy Warden
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Northrop Grumman employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than GE employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than GE employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Northrop Grumman has 4,309 more total submitted salaries than GE.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer116 Salaries
$104,795/yr
Lead Engineer355 Salaries
$106,324/yr
Intern238 Salaries
$24/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer1554 Salaries
$100,708/yr
Principal Software Engineer587 Salaries
$122,286/yr
Intern - Hourly166 Salaries
$25/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GE.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Northrop Grumman.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at GE.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Northrop Grumman.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 483 reviews)
"Great people"(in 334 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 488 reviews)
"9 80 schedule"(in 460 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 428 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 222 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 137 reviews)
"Large company"(in 126 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Risk Manager

I worked at GE full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great company to work for

Cons

competing priorities make job harder

"10/10"May 13, 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good work/life balance and benefits

Cons

Lower than average compensation relative to other companies

Job Postings

Northrop Grumman has 1,085 more recently posted open jobs than GE.