Compare Microsoft vs Meta BETA

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

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Meta

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Meta scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 30441 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 3142 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.7
Meta employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Meta employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Senior Management
3.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Meta employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Meta employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Meta Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
88%
88%Mark Zuckerberg
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Meta employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Meta employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
80%

Salaries

Microsoft has 46,590 more total submitted salaries than Meta.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer13194 Salaries
$120,000/yr
Program Manager3449 Salaries
$122,959/yr
Data and Applied Scientist651 Salaries
$155,261/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer10074 Salaries
$160,000/yr
Product Manager380 Salaries
$195,566/yr
Research Scientist1510 Salaries
$168,604/yr

What Employees Say

  • Microsoft had 1,629 more reviews than Meta that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Meta.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1973 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1732 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 399 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 344 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 543 reviews)
"Large company"(in 372 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 487 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 99 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great time"Dec 1, 2021

Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer

I worked at Microsoft

Pros

Awesome time learning all the great skills

Cons

There were no cons from this venture

"Good"Dec 1, 2021

Former Employee - Software Developer

I worked at Meta full-time

Pros

Good working environment. Lots of interesting technologies

Cons

Competitive and lack of work life balance

Job Postings

Microsoft has 11,230 more recently posted open jobs than Meta.