Compare Google vs Nest BETA

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

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Nest

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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.
  • Nest scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 13297 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 169 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
94%
94%Sundar Pichai
CEO Approval
Nest Ceo Marwan Fawaz
95%
95%Marwan Fawaz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
83%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
60%

Salaries

Google has 33,405 more total submitted salaries than Nest.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer12687 Salaries
$140,000/yr
Program Manager574 Salaries
$144,004/yr
Intern196 Salaries
$38/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer23 Salaries
$134,317/yr
Technical Program Manager3 Salaries
$140,375/yr
Intern9 Salaries
$7,556/mo

What Employees Say

  • Google had 855 more reviews than Nest that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Nest.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 865 reviews)
"Great people"(in 574 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 13 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Big company"(in 416 reviews)
"Large company"(in 246 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"Jan 23, 2021

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryCurrent - Project Coordinator

I have been working at Google

Pros

Work Atmosphere is very good

Cons

Hard work required to grow in the company

"Great"Jul 8, 2020

Current Freelancer - Freelance Writer

I have been working at Nest

Pros

The benefits are great love it!!

Cons

No issues love it so much

Job Postings

Google has 3,508 more recently posted open jobs than Nest.