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

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Facebook

Employee Ratings

  • Facebook 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.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 57593 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 2117 reviews)
Facebook employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.4
Facebook employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.7
Facebook employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.2
Facebook employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.3
Facebook employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
88%
88%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Facebook Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
93%
93%Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Facebook employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
85%
Facebook employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 43,726 more total submitted salaries than Facebook.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Advisory Software Engineer2553 Salaries
$128,477/yr
Research Staff Member585 Salaries
$176,076/yr
Project Manager756 Salaries
$100,840/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer5057 Salaries
$150,031/yr
Research Scientist715 Salaries
$161,125/yr
Product Manager202 Salaries
$179,816/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Facebook.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Facebook.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2584 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2491 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 391 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 325 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 758 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 690 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 461 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 92 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Associate Offering Manager

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

Pros

Work from home flexibility, work life balance, employee time valued. Company culture is warm and team members are welcoming.

Cons

IBM is a large company and as such has the usual issues.

Advice to Management

Keep up the great work!

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Facebook full-time

Pros

- Amazing onboarding experience - Wide selection of teams - Rewarding compensation - Impressive engineering tooling - Great extracurricular support

Cons

- Starting to feel less like a startup - Processes can be rigid in some situations

Job Postings

IBM has 16,686 more recently posted open jobs than Facebook.