Compare IBM vs BP BETA

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

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BP

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • BP scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 1 area: % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 51796 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 959 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
IBM employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
BP employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
69%
69%Arvind Krishna
IBM employees rated their CEO Approval 37% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
BP Ceo Bernard Looney
32%
32%Bernard Looney
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

IBM has 54,471 more total submitted salaries than BP.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Computer Programmer1792 Salaries
$78,244/yr
IT Specialist838 Salaries
$85,195/yr
Project Manager718 Salaries
$100,342/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Reservoir Engineer43 Salaries
$136,853/yr
Well Site Leader13 Salaries
$150,741/yr
Project Manager30 Salaries
$144,992/yr

What Employees Say

  • IBM had 2,137 more reviews than BP that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Oil prices" was the most mentioned Con at BP.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 2349 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 2344 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 434 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 207 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 758 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 672 reviews)
Cons
"Oil prices"(in 67 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review
"The way it goes"Jun 30, 2020

Current Employee - Software Developer

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

Pros

Great 401(k) plan, 40 hours per year training mandatory, training opportunities, financial wellness

Cons

Job hunting using their internal system in my region (a major market) is poor

Current Employee - Junior Trader

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

Pros

Very helpful in the transition from school to work-life.

Cons

I have nothing bad to say about the company.

Job Postings

IBM has 8,218 more recently posted open jobs than BP.