Compare IBM vs Applied Systems BETA

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

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Applied Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Applied Systems 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)
3.9
(based on 64188 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 405 reviews)
Applied Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Applied Systems employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.4
Applied Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.1
Applied Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.4
Applied Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
86%
86%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Applied Systems Ceo Taylor Rhodes
98%
98%Taylor Rhodes
Applied Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Applied Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Applied Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 28% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 67,678 more total submitted salaries than Applied Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Advisory Software Engineer2777 Salaries
$127,153/yr
Senior Consultant2766 Salaries
$103,120/yr
Senior Systems Engineer1119 Salaries
$89,448/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer46 Salaries
$60,649/yr
Implementation Lead22 Salaries
$59,424/yr
Support Tech34 Salaries
$40,745/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Applied Systems.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Applied Systems.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 31 reviews)
"Great people"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 21 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 19 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Visual Designer

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

Pros

Diversity and inclusion program Free online courses provided for self-learning If you have a good leadership in your business unit, you're one of the lucky ones Benefits are good 401k available

Cons

Some teams operate without project management or without good project management No bonuses Gone are the pension plans

Advice to Management

Really apply changes with regards to diversity and inclusion, and truly target and eliminate systemic racism, gender bias, etc. Look into benefits of user experience research Apply EDT and iteration... to all aspects of org process, management, and business goals

Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer

I worked at Applied Systems full-time for less than a year

Pros

Medium size company. Colleagues including managers are nice. Excellent vacation plan. Definitely a good company to work with.

Cons

You need to take ownership for your project. Not too many resources available.

Job Postings

IBM has 9,620 more recently posted open jobs than Applied Systems.