Compare Gartner vs Forrester BETA

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

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Forrester

Employee Ratings

  • Forrester 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)
3.9
(based on 5078 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 1147 reviews)
Forrester employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Gartner employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.4
Forrester employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Gartner employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.1
Forrester employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Gartner employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.5
Forrester employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Gartner employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Gartner Ceo Gene Hall
87%
87%Gene Hall
CEO Approval
Forrester Ceo George F. Colony
91%
91%George F. Colony
Forrester employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Gartner employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Forrester employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Gartner employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Forrester employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Gartner employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Gartner has 4,525 more total submitted salaries than Forrester.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Executive496 Salaries
$74,873/yr
Research Director82 Salaries
$167,740/yr
Business Development Manager122 Salaries
$70,234/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager77 Salaries
$79,135/yr
Research Associate81 Salaries
$56,522/yr
Director11 Salaries
$148,695/yr

What Employees Say

  • Gartner had 422 more reviews than Forrester that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Gartner had 148 more reviews than Forrester that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 586 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 217 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 164 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 110 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 185 reviews)
"Middle management"(in 98 reviews)
Cons
"Cambridge"(in 48 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 37 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Leadership Partner

I have been working at Gartner full-time

Pros

Great place to work, good work life balance.

Cons

Metrics. Travel restrictions make it hard to create a corporate culture, identity.

Current Employee - Senior Account Manager

I have been working at Forrester full-time for less than a year

Pros

Amazing people. Challenging, great place to work.

Cons

Services and products are a lot of info so it takes time to learn it all and feel confident but I would t really say that’s a con. I have no complaints

Advice to Management

Keep being rock stars

Job Postings

Gartner has 840 more recently posted open jobs than Forrester.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
Gartner company logo988 Jobs
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15 days ago
Graphic DesignerArlington, VA
30+ days ago
30+ days ago
CoordinatorFort Myers, FL
19 days ago
Recent Jobs
Forrester company logo148 Jobs
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Research AssociateCambridge, MA
1 day ago
29 days ago
Business AnalystCambridge, MA
30+ days ago
ConsultantCambridge, MA
7 days ago