Compare LinkedIn vs Facebook BETA

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

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Facebook

Employee Ratings

  • LinkedIn scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Facebook scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 3071 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 1997 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.5
Facebook employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than LinkedIn employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.8
Facebook employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than LinkedIn employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
LinkedIn employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Facebook employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
4.2
Facebook employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than LinkedIn employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
LinkedIn Ceo Ryan Roslansky
80%
80%Ryan Roslansky
CEO Approval
Facebook Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
94%
94%Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than LinkedIn employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Facebook employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than LinkedIn employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Positive Business Outlook
85%
Facebook employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than LinkedIn employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Facebook has 9,652 more total submitted salaries than LinkedIn.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1005 Salaries
$135,313/yr
Senior Data Scientist62 Salaries
$168,690/yr
Product Manager48 Salaries
$164,403/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer4972 Salaries
$151,793/yr
Research Scientist712 Salaries
$158,230/yr
Product Manager200 Salaries
$179,982/yr

What Employees Say

  • Facebook had 137 more reviews than LinkedIn that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • Facebook had 360 more reviews than LinkedIn that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great culture"(in 258 reviews)
"Free food"(in 247 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 384 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 316 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 85 reviews)
"Big company"(in 52 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 445 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 89 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Director

I worked at LinkedIn full-time

Pros

Culture Mission Leadership Autonomy Team

Cons

Slowed down post MSFT acquisition

Current Employee - Software Engineer II

I have been working at Facebook full-time

Pros

- Good compensation - Brilliant coworkers - Inclusive cultures

Cons

- Bad WLB - Becoming more and more bureaucratic

Job Postings

Facebook has 3,264 more recently posted open jobs than LinkedIn.