Compare IBM vs Apple BETA

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

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Apple

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Work-life balance.
  • Apple scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, 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 73514 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 24296 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
90%
90%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
93%
93%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 782 more total submitted salaries than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer2342 Salaries
$112,686/yr
IBM Corporation367 Salaries
$112,387/yr
Research Staff Member655 Salaries
$195,451/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Software Developer3667 Salaries
$197,319/yr
Specialist1567 Salaries
$19/hr
Operations Research Analyst1265 Salaries
$106,208/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Infrastructure Specialist

I have been working at IBM full-time

Pros

Good work life balance for employees

Cons

Nothing as such internal project movement should be easier

"Great company"Dec 1, 2021

Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager

I have been working at Apple full-time

Pros

Smart, dedicated, and kind co workers

Cons

Hard to keep a good work life balance

Job Postings

IBM has 4,415 more recently posted open jobs than Apple.