Compare Lockheed Martin vs Orbital Sciences BETA

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

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Orbital Sciences

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)
3.9
(based on 6535 reviews)
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Orbital Sciences employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 176 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Orbital Sciences employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Orbital Sciences employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Orbital Sciences employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Orbital Sciences employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lockheed Martin Ceo James D. Taiclet
96%
96%James D. Taiclet
Lockheed Martin employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Orbital Sciences employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Orbital Sciences Ceo David W. Thompson
84%
84%David W. Thompson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Lockheed Martin employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Orbital Sciences employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Lockheed Martin employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 49% higher than Orbital Sciences employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
25%

Salaries

Lockheed Martin has 15,784 more total submitted salaries than Orbital Sciences.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer566 Salaries
$86,325/yr
Systems Engineer390 Salaries
$83,344/yr
Intern - Hourly138 Salaries
$22/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Engineer24 Salaries
$96,296/yr
Senior Systems Engineer10 Salaries
$106,925/yr
Intern4 Salaries
$30/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Lockheed Martin.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Orbital Sciences.
  • Lockheed Martin had 122 more reviews than Orbital Sciences that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 593 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 390 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 12 reviews)
"Interesting work"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Large company"(in 179 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 10 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Staff Systems Engineer

I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great company with lots of opportunities! The most incredible technologies on earth and beyond.

Cons

Typical overhead and bureaucracy of any large company

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Orbital Sciences full-time

Pros

Hard working personnel, great work environment, and fair pay.

Cons

None that I observed while employed.

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