Compare General Motors (GM) vs IBM BETA

See how working at General Motors (GM) 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 General Motors (GM) vs. IBM. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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General Motors (GM)

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IBM

Employee Ratings

  • General Motors (GM) scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • IBM scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 5702 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 52819 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.6
IBM employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than General Motors (GM) employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
General Motors (GM) employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.9
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than General Motors (GM) employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.8
IBM employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than General Motors (GM) employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
General Motors (GM) Ceo Mary Barra
72%
72%Mary Barra
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
72%
72%Arvind Krishna
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
IBM employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than General Motors (GM) employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
52%
IBM employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than General Motors (GM) employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 49,470 more total submitted salaries than General Motors (GM).
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer421 Salaries
$76,235/yr
Systems Engineer48 Salaries
$93,840/yr
Project Manager42 Salaries
$98,516/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Computer Programmer1792 Salaries
$79,655/yr
IT Specialist840 Salaries
$85,134/yr
Project Manager725 Salaries
$100,808/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at General Motors (GM).
  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at General Motors (GM).
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 424 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 261 reviews)
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2386 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2372 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 158 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 128 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 800 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 685 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time

Pros

Transferring to High Tech Company

Cons

The work Process is too boring

Former Intern - Research Intern

I worked at IBM for less than a year

Pros

- so many other cool teams and opportunity to meet people - access to computing resources - well-known tech company

Cons

- difficult to wear multiple hats - structural organization challenges

Job Postings

IBM has 10,746 more recently posted open jobs than General Motors (GM).