Compare Lockheed Martin vs Northrop Grumman BETA

See how working at Lockheed Martin vs. Northrop Grumman 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 Lockheed Martin vs. Northrop Grumman. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Lockheed Martin

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Northrop Grumman

Employee Ratings

  • Lockheed Martin 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)
4.1
(based on 8454 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 7210 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lockheed Martin Ceo James D. Taiclet
91%
91%James D. Taiclet
Lockheed Martin employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Northrop Grumman employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Northrop Grumman Ceo Kathy Warden
88%
88%Kathy Warden
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Lockheed Martin employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Northrop Grumman employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Northrop Grumman employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
73%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Lockheed Martin salaries averaged $1,688 higher than Northrop Grumman.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1063 Salaries
$97,064/yr
Systems Engineer706 Salaries
$91,900/yr
Intern202 Salaries
$24/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer706 Salaries
$88,288/yr
Systems Engineer599 Salaries
$95,611/yr
Intern199 Salaries
$25/hr

What Employees Say

  • Lockheed Martin had 154 more reviews than Northrop Grumman that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Lockheed Martin had 62 more reviews than Northrop Grumman that mentioned "Large company" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 642 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 419 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 488 reviews)
"9 80 schedule"(in 460 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Large company"(in 188 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 141 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 137 reviews)
"Large company"(in 126 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer

I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

The 9 80 or 4 10 work schedule is really nice, and overall overtime is not generally required.

Cons

Can be slow to get things done, and hard to find the fun projects to work on as an engineer.

Former Intern - Design Engineering Intern

I worked at Northrop Grumman for less than a year

Pros

Payed well and worked on cool projects

Cons

I don't have anything bad to say

Job Postings

Lockheed Martin has 256 more recently posted open jobs than Northrop Grumman.