Compare HDR vs ZGF Architects BETA

See how working at HDR vs. ZGF Architects 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 HDR vs. ZGF Architects. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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HDR

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ZGF Architects

Employee Ratings

  • HDR 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)
4.0
(based on 650 reviews)
HDR employees rated their Overall Rating 0.9 higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 49 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
HDR employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
HDR employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
HDR employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
HDR employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
HDR employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
HDR Ceo Eric L. Keen
88%
88%Eric L. Keen
HDR employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
ZGF Architects Ceo  Ted Hyman
71%
71% Ted Hyman
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
HDR employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 36% higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
41%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
HDR employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 29% higher than ZGF Architects employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

HDR has 2,184 more total submitted salaries than ZGF Architects.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager39 Salaries
$103,745/yr
Intern - Hourly29 Salaries
$19/hr
Administrative Assistant23 Salaries
$47,825/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Administrator2 Salaries
$39,656/yr
Intern - Hourly4 Salaries
$20/hr
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
$54,271/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee owned" was the most mentioned Pro at HDR.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at ZGF Architects.
  • "Large company" was the most mentioned Con at HDR.
  • "Zgf" was the most mentioned Con at ZGF Architects.
Pros
Pros
"Employee owned"(in 85 reviews)
"Great people"(in 42 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 6 reviews)
"Great projects"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Large company"(in 23 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 19 reviews)
Cons
"Zgf"(in 4 reviews)
"Design process"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Marketing Manager

I have been working at HDR full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Employee owned; incredible colleagues; lots of advancement opportunities

Cons

Some offices have limited working space.

Former Employee - Associate Principal

I worked at ZGF Architects full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great, collaborative and hard-working people and fabulous resources.

Cons

Big organization, but difficult to break into established relationships and roles.

Job Postings

HDR has 974 more recently posted open jobs than ZGF Architects.