Compare Microsoft vs PlayStation BETA

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

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PlayStation

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft 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)
4.4
(based on 28419 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 879 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
PlayStation Ceo Jim Ryan
93%
93%Jim Ryan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
78%

Salaries

Microsoft has 70,805 more total submitted salaries than PlayStation.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer12685 Salaries
$120,000/yr
Program Manager3343 Salaries
$122,845/yr
Data and Applied Scientist645 Salaries
$154,189/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer121 Salaries
$153,635/yr
Project Manager20 Salaries
$98,473/yr
Data Scientist8 Salaries
$131,494/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at PlayStation.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at PlayStation.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1973 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1732 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 74 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 57 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 543 reviews)
"Large company"(in 372 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 27 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review
"NA"Jul 29, 2021

Current Intern - Financial Analyst Intern

I have been working at Microsoft

Pros

Resources, Culture/People, Work life balance, exposure to projects+people

Cons

Hard to tell, interned virtually

"great!"Jun 27, 2021

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I have been working at PlayStation

Pros

It's a great working environment!

Cons

I cannot think of one

Job Postings

Microsoft has 8,788 more recently posted open jobs than PlayStation.