Compare IDEO vs Gensler BETA

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

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Gensler

Employee Ratings

  • IDEO scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Gensler scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 172 reviews)
IDEO employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 999 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Gensler employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than IDEO employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
IDEO employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
IDEO employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IDEO Ceo Sandy Speicher
100%
100%Sandy Speicher
IDEO employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Gensler Ceo Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
90%
90%Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
IDEO employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
IDEO employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Gensler has 1,507 more total submitted salaries than IDEO.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Industrial Designer39 Salaries
$91,730/yr
Project Leader7 Salaries
$111,152/yr
Portfolio Director4 Salaries
$177,259/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Technical Designer132 Salaries
$58,867/yr
Project Manager40 Salaries
$87,521/yr
Project Accountant17 Salaries
$59,497/yr

What Employees Say

  • Gensler had 48 more reviews than IDEO that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Designer" was the most mentioned Con at IDEO.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Gensler.
Pros
Pros
"Great culture"(in 16 reviews)
"Great people"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 61 reviews)
"Great people"(in 60 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Designer"(in 12 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 48 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 48 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Business Designer

I have been working at IDEO full-time

Pros

Very human centered, allowing you to bring your full self to work

Cons

It's consulting, so much of the work depends on who you're staffed with and what project you're on.

"nice atmosphere"Jul 15, 2020

Former Employee - Technical Designer

I worked at Gensler full-time for less than a year

Pros

nice atmosphere + good food and teammates

Cons

not that efficient, facade team and core team just focus on on thing

Job Postings

Gensler has 68 more recently posted open jobs than IDEO.