Compare General Mills vs Mars BETA

See how working at General Mills vs. Mars 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 General Mills vs. Mars. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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General Mills

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Mars

Employee Ratings

  • General Mills scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Mars scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 2710 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 2828 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
General Mills Ceo Jeff Harmening
95%
95%Jeff Harmening
CEO Approval
Mars Ceo Grant F. Reid
93%
93%Grant F. Reid
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Positive Business Outlook
74%

Salaries

General Mills has 1,197 more total submitted salaries than Mars.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Marketing Manager109 Salaries
$116,426/yr
Retail Sales Representative65 Salaries
$37,320/yr
MANUFACTURING and ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE77 Salaries
$82,054/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Brand Manager47 Salaries
$130,525/yr
Territory Sales Manager89 Salaries
$65,324/yr
Industrial Engineer17 Salaries
$98,012/yr

What Employees Say

  • General Mills had 26 more reviews than Mars that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • General Mills had 15 more reviews than Mars that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • General Mills had 2 more reviews than Mars that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 382 reviews)
"Great people"(in 126 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 128 reviews)
"Great people"(in 100 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 104 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 58 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 89 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 56 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Technical Operator

I worked at General Mills full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Easy work , laid back

Cons

Company shut down, day and night rotation sucked

"Great Company"Jun 16, 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Mars full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Purpose driven Delivers Human centric Great portfolio of products

Cons

Politics Vs business driven decisions GM capabilities overall Lack of accountability Communication

Advice to Management

Fantastic Company struggling to chose between the private model and the public model by nature. Way too much politics driving decision Vs business.

Job Postings

Mars has 446 more recently posted open jobs than General Mills.