Compare Google vs Pinterest BETA

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

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Pinterest

Employee Ratings

  • Google scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 16034 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Pinterest employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 341 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Pinterest employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Pinterest employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Work-life balance
4.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Pinterest employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Pinterest 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 3% higher than Pinterest employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Pinterest Ceo Ben Silbermann
92%
92%Ben Silbermann
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Pinterest employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Pinterest employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
72%

Salaries

Google has 44,877 more total submitted salaries than Pinterest.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer18966 Salaries
$140,000/yr
Program Manager898 Salaries
$149,908/yr
Interaction Designer395 Salaries
$146,467/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer642 Salaries
$152,741/yr
Product Manager24 Salaries
$157,914/yr
Product Designer14 Salaries
$153,289/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Pinterest.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Pinterest.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 41 reviews)
"Free food"(in 19 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 17 reviews)
"Company is growing"(in 12 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"May 5, 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Google full-time for less than a year

Pros

Lots of amenities and a great work environment. Lots of room to grow and lots to learn.

Cons

You find yourself seeking projects that are important for raises instead of for passion.

"Amazing"May 5, 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Pinterest full-time

Pros

Top tier compensation and benefits

Cons

none that I can think of

Job Postings

Google has 2,510 more recently posted open jobs than Pinterest.