Compare Google vs Dropbox BETA

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

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Dropbox

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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)
4.5
(based on 14449 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 595 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Dropbox Ceo Drew Houston
73%
73%Drew Houston
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 41% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

Google has 42,435 more total submitted salaries than Dropbox.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer18486 Salaries
$138,000/yr
Program Manager861 Salaries
$149,312/yr
Account Manager319 Salaries
$108,214/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer375 Salaries
$140,915/yr
Product Manager42 Salaries
$156,712/yr
Account Executive18 Salaries
$67,012/yr

What Employees Say

  • Google had 840 more reviews than Dropbox that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Dropbox.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 49 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 39 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 34 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 20 reviews)
Featured Review
"Yay Google"Mar 3, 2021

Former Employee - Senior Archetect

I worked at Google full-time for more than a year

Pros

Amazing benefits, great company. Highly recommend.

Cons

Difficult to find a path for advancement.

Advice to Management

More management advancement programs.

Former Employee - Account Executive

I worked at Dropbox full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Top-tier benefits, people, and culture.

Cons

Dropbox Business product (sales) struggling against Microsoft/Google

Job Postings

Google has 1,782 more recently posted open jobs than Dropbox.