Compare Gensler vs HKS BETA

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

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HKS

Employee Ratings

  • Gensler scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • HKS scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.7
(based on 1000 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 181 reviews)
HKS employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.8
HKS employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.6
HKS employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Gensler Ceo Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
90%
90%Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
CEO Approval
HKS Ceo Dan Noble
89%
89%Dan Noble
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
HKS employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
57%

Salaries

Gensler has 1,556 more total submitted salaries than HKS.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Technical Designer132 Salaries
$58,867/yr
Intern60 Salaries
$17/hr
Project Manager40 Salaries
$87,521/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Interior Designer10 Salaries
$58,822/yr
Intern12 Salaries
$19/hr
Senior Project Manager5 Salaries
$109,558/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Gensler.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at HKS.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Gensler.
  • "Pay is low" was the most mentioned Con at HKS.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 61 reviews)
"Great people"(in 60 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 17 reviews)
"Great place"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 48 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 48 reviews)
Cons
"Pay is low"(in 9 reviews)
"Architecture"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review
"nice atmosphere"Jul 15, 2020

Former Employee - Technical Designer

I worked at Gensler full-time for less than a year

Pros

nice atmosphere + good food and teammates

Cons

not that efficient, facade team and core team just focus on on thing

Former Intern - Intern

I worked at HKS for less than a year

Pros

coworkers were knowledgable and diverse, the office greatly valued their interns and provided a lot of opportunities for growth and involvement

Cons

staffing, sometimes there was sometimes not enough work for the interns or other junior employees

Job Postings

Gensler has 27 more recently posted open jobs than HKS.