Compare Jacobs vs Kimley-Horn BETA

See how working at Jacobs vs. Kimley-Horn 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 Jacobs vs. Kimley-Horn. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Jacobs

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Kimley-Horn

Employee Ratings

  • Jacobs scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Kimley-Horn scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values 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 3969 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 564 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.4
Kimley-Horn employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Kimley-Horn employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Jacobs employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Kimley-Horn employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.9
Kimley-Horn employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Jacobs Ceo Steven Demetriou
90%
90%Steven Demetriou
Jacobs employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Kimley-Horn employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Kimley-Horn Ceo 	Steve Lefton
86%
86% Steve Lefton
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Jacobs employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Kimley-Horn employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Kimley-Horn employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Jacobs has 3,639 more total submitted salaries than Kimley-Horn.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Engineer104 Salaries
$84,637/yr
Project Manager126 Salaries
$117,101/yr
Intern61 Salaries
$20/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Civil Analyst161 Salaries
$69,612/yr
Project Manager46 Salaries
$98,943/yr
Intern - Hourly42 Salaries
$21/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Jacobs.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Kimley-Horn.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Jacobs.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Kimley-Horn.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 169 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 150 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 46 reviews)
"Profit sharing"(in 45 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 64 reviews)
"Large company"(in 63 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 108 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Maintenance Reliability Engineer

I worked at Jacobs full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great leadership and team for sure

Cons

No cons to talk about

Advice to Management

n/a

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Kimley-Horn full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Extremely low turnover, insane profit sharing and 401k contribution and very supportive environment.

Cons

There is a ton of flexibility, but its not really advertised. You have to set your own healthy boundaries, and they will be respected.

Job Postings

Jacobs has 3,330 more recently posted open jobs than Kimley-Horn.