Compare Harvard University vs MIT BETA

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

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MIT

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1697 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 1639 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
4.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Harvard University Ceo Lawrence S. Bacow
96%
96%Lawrence S. Bacow
CEO Approval
MIT Ceo L. Rafael Reif
96%
96%L. Rafael Reif
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
72%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
PhD Student94 Salaries
$35,196/yr
Postdoctoral Fellow708 Salaries
$52,220/yr
Research Fellow511 Salaries
$52,570/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Postdoctoral Associate927 Salaries
$52,653/yr
Postdoctoral Fellow150 Salaries
$52,857/yr
Graduate Student Researcher241 Salaries
$34,658/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 155 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 91 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 78 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 56 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 45 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 56 reviews)
"Postdoc"(in 51 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Computer Lab Aide

I have been working at Harvard University full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great reputation, alumni resources, great location close to industry,

Cons

This place might not be a good place before entering industry.

Current Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor

I have been working at MIT full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Good pay and benefits and culture

Cons

Work life balance is a challenge

Job Postings