Compare Harvard University vs Boston University BETA

See how Boston University vs. Harvard University compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1695 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1346 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Harvard University Ceo Lawrence S. Bacow
96%
96%Lawrence S. Bacow
CEO Approval
Boston University Ceo Robert A. Brown
79%
79%Robert A. Brown
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
66%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Postdoctoral Fellow708 Salaries
$52,148/yr
Research Fellow511 Salaries
$52,570/yr
PhD Student94 Salaries
$35,196/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Professor162 Salaries
$107,801/yr
Research Associate149 Salaries
$51,714/yr
Postdoctoral Associate147 Salaries
$52,314/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 155 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
Pros
"Tuition remission"(in 105 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 73 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 56 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 45 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 26 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 23 reviews)
Featured Review
"Student"Jan 16, 2020

Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

I have been working at Harvard University

Pros

Harvard offers world class exit opportunities and the best alumni network of all schools.

Cons

Harvard is a research institution so classes tend to be theoretical.

"Good benefits"Jan 15, 2020

Current Employee - Commercial/Residential Window Washer

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

Pros

Free tuition for classes, good benefits

Cons

Distance between the main campus and medical school campus makes commuting tricky

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