Compare Getty Images vs Shutterstock BETA

See how working at Getty Images vs. Shutterstock 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 Getty Images vs. Shutterstock. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Getty Images

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Shutterstock

Employee Ratings

  • Getty Images scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Shutterstock scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 191 reviews)
Getty Images employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Shutterstock employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 373 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Shutterstock employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Getty Images employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Getty Images employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Shutterstock employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Getty Images employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Shutterstock employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Getty Images Ceo Craig Peters
80%
80%Craig Peters
Getty Images employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than Shutterstock employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Shutterstock Ceo Stan Pavlovsky
55%
55%Stan Pavlovsky
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Getty Images employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Shutterstock employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Getty Images employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Shutterstock employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

Getty Images has 74 more total submitted salaries than Shutterstock.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer30 Salaries
$125,905/yr
Account Executive18 Salaries
$55,673/yr
Photo Editor13 Salaries
$62,100/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer26 Salaries
$132,546/yr
Account Executive14 Salaries
$49,333/yr
Product Designer6 Salaries
$107,177/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Getty Images.
  • "Free lunch" was the most mentioned Pro at Shutterstock.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Getty Images.
  • "High turnover" was the most mentioned Con at Shutterstock.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 61 reviews)
"Great people"(in 32 reviews)
Pros
"Free lunch"(in 58 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 17 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"High turnover"(in 18 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Jan 10, 2021

Former Employee - Social Media Manager

I worked at Getty Images part-time

Pros

Best Best Best Best Best Best

Cons

None I can think of

"Excellent"Oct 17, 2020

Former Contractor - Vector Reviewer

I worked at Shutterstock for more than 5 years

Pros

flexible schedule, be your own boss

Cons

no job security, no consistency

Job Postings

Shutterstock has 116 more recently posted open jobs than Getty Images.