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 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Apple 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.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 55099 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17871 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.7
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
78%
78%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 3,371 more total submitted salaries than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Computer Programmer1792 Salaries
$78,966/yr
Research Staff Member581 Salaries
$175,703/yr
IBM Corporation294 Salaries
$111,442/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Electronics Engineer Except Computer2600 Salaries
$113,796/yr
Computer and Information Research Scientist1155 Salaries
$180,846/yr
Specialist1124 Salaries
$18/hr

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 2513 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2442 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1862 reviews)
"Great people"(in 803 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 725 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 657 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 527 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 334 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Help Desk Technician

I worked at IBM full-time

Pros

Good atmosphere and great people

Cons

No windows and seems like a dungeon

"Good"Dec 3, 2020

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I have been working at Apple

Pros

Nice environment Fun work place Easy commute

Cons

Lots of work, very strict guidelines

Job Postings

IBM has 7,358 more recently posted open jobs than Apple.