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)
4.0
(based on 74946 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 20934 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
4.2
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
90%
90%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
94%
94%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
85%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 18,393 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer2392 Salaries
$116,133/yr
Project Manager1006 Salaries
$113,468/yr
IT Specialist1005 Salaries
$94,614/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer20521 Salaries
$149,000/yr
Program Manager1030 Salaries
$145,077/yr
Technical Solutions Consultant211 Salaries
$150,834/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Salary hike" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Large company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 3443 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2985 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 790 reviews)
"Great place"(in 652 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Salary hike"(in 1505 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 1040 reviews)
Cons
"Large company"(in 337 reviews)
"Much work"(in 160 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Client Technical Specialist

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

Pros

Everyone I have met is top notch and on their game. Exceptional training. Exceptional tools. Exceptional Support The best thing about IBM is the Depth and Breadth of skills

Cons

NONE The worst thing about IBM is the Depth and Breadth of skills. You can get yourself lost in expertise sometimes but having all this knowledge to draw from is absolutely awesome and EVERYONE is... ready to jump in and help, just waiting to be asked or to find a place to contribute.

"Nice"Jan 19, 2022

Former Employee - User Experience Designer

I worked at Google full-time

Pros

Nice, fun, and thoughtful people

Cons

No cons I can think of at the moment.

Job Postings

IBM has 10,954 more recently posted open jobs than Google.
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