Compare IBM vs Exelis BETA

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

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Exelis

Employee Ratings

  • IBM 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)
3.8
(based on 53775 reviews)
IBM employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 551 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
IBM employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
IBM employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
IBM employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
76%
76%Arvind Krishna
IBM employees rated their CEO Approval 36% higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Exelis Ceo David F. Melcher
40%
40%David F. Melcher
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
IBM employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 32% higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
42%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
IBM employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 37% higher than Exelis employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
16%

Salaries

IBM has 56,884 more total submitted salaries than Exelis.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Computer Programmer1792 Salaries
$77,932/yr
IT Specialist842 Salaries
$85,134/yr
Project Manager729 Salaries
$100,808/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer28 Salaries
$85,930/yr
Systems Engineer22 Salaries
$86,376/yr
Program Manager14 Salaries
$122,984/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Exelis.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Exelis.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2393 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2380 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 29 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 26 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 686 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 609 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 37 reviews)
"Harris"(in 23 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Global Client Director

I have been working at IBM full-time

Pros

World class offering sweet with world class talent

Cons

Red tape associated with massive organization inhibits ability to be agile

""Legacy" Exelis"Sep 24, 2015

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Exelis for less than a year

Pros

It is a great place to work. Cared about people and compliance.

Cons

Company purchased by Harris = a lot of changes

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