Compare IBM vs Google BETA

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

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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 57846 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 13297 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.2
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.4
Google 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
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
94%
94%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 25,689 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Advisory Software Engineer2575 Salaries
$127,325/yr
Project Manager769 Salaries
$100,676/yr
IT Specialist868 Salaries
$85,011/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer12687 Salaries
$140,000/yr
Program Manager574 Salaries
$144,004/yr
Technical Solutions Consultant117 Salaries
$140,442/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2584 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2491 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 865 reviews)
"Great people"(in 574 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 758 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 690 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 416 reviews)
"Large company"(in 246 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great place"Jan 22, 2021

Former Employee - Sales

I worked at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great company to work for with lots of experience

Cons

Big company feel that some may not like

Advice to Management

Non at this time

Current Employee - User Experience Manager

I have been working at Google full-time for more than a year

Pros

Google is a unique company with an incredible culture. I enjoy every day at work

Cons

Nothing comes to mind. I’m super happy.

Job Postings

IBM has 14,100 more recently posted open jobs than Google.