Compare Major League Baseball (MLB) vs NFL BETA

See how working at Major League Baseball (MLB) vs. NFL 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 Major League Baseball (MLB) vs. NFL. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Major League Baseball (MLB)

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NFL

Employee Ratings

  • Major League Baseball (MLB) scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • NFL scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 338 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 217 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Major League Baseball (MLB) employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than NFL employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Major League Baseball (MLB) Ceo Rob Manfred
60%
60%Rob Manfred
CEO Approval
NFL Ceo Roger Goodell
75%
75%Roger Goodell
NFL employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than Major League Baseball (MLB) employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
NFL employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Major League Baseball (MLB) employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Major League Baseball (MLB) employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than NFL employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Major League Baseball (MLB) has 364 more total submitted salaries than NFL.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern24 Salaries
$14/hr
Software Engineer21 Salaries
$118,464/yr
Associate Producer18 Salaries
$55,235/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern14 Salaries
$15/hr
Applications Developer4 Salaries
$101,831/yr
Production Assistant5 Salaries
$25/hr

What Employees Say

  • Major League Baseball (MLB) had 13 more reviews than NFL that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Major League Baseball (MLB).
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at NFL.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 31 reviews)
"Mlb"(in 30 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 21 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 18 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 25 reviews)
"Mlb"(in 20 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 19 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 13 reviews)
Featured Review
"Sports Business"Nov 17, 2020

Current Employee - Manager, Office Operations

I have been working at Major League Baseball (MLB) full-time

Pros

Great work environment, wonderful people to work with

Cons

Industry is taking a hit due to COVID and upcoming CBA

Former Employee - Athlete

I worked at NFL full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

You are well compensated, though not as high as other sports.

Cons

Physically demanding which leads to short careers

Advice to Management

Finding smarter ways to get better without beating bodies down

Job Postings

Major League Baseball (MLB) has 45 more recently posted open jobs than NFL.