Compare Microsoft vs PlayStation

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Microsoft company icon

Microsoft

Computer Hardware Development

Microsoft

Computer Hardware Development
PlayStation company icon

PlayStation

Video Game Publishing

PlayStation

Video Game Publishing

Salaries

Software Engineer
14855 Salaries
$128,000 / yr total
14855 Salaries
Program Manager
3703 Salaries
$128,380 / yr total
3703 Salaries
Data and Applied Scientist
662 Salaries
$161,466 / yr total
662 Salaries
Senior Software Engineer
145 Salaries
$164,994 / yr total
145 Salaries
Project Manager
21 Salaries
$102,930 / yr total
21 Salaries
Data Scientist
9 Salaries
$147,894 / yr total
9 Salaries

Employee Ratings

Microsoft scored higher in 10 areas: Overall Rating, Culture & Values, Diversity & Inclusion, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Compensation & Benefits, Career Opportunities, CEO Approval, Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall rating
4.4
Based on 37793 reviews
4.4
Based on 37793 reviews
4.4
Culture & Values
Higher rating
4.4
Higher
Culture & Values
4.5
Diversity & Inclusion
Higher rating
4.5
Higher
Diversity & Inclusion
4.2
Work-life balance
Higher rating
4.2
Higher
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Higher rating
4.1
Higher
Senior Management
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Higher rating
4.1
Higher
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Career Opportunities
Higher rating
4.2
Higher
Career Opportunities
Employee sentiment
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
96%CEO Approval
Satya Nadella
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
96%CEO Approval
Satya Nadella
90%
90%Recommend to a friend
Microsoft employees rated their Recommend to a friend 10% higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
90%
90%Recommend to a friend
85%
85%Positive Business Outlook
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
85%
85%Positive Business Outlook
Overall rating
4.0
Based on 1089 reviews
4.0
Based on 1089 reviews
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
Diversity & Inclusion
4.0
Diversity & Inclusion
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
Employee sentiment
PlayStation Ceo Jim Ryan
82%CEO Approval
Jim Ryan
PlayStation Ceo Jim Ryan
82%CEO Approval
Jim Ryan
80%
80%Recommend to a friend
80%
80%Recommend to a friend
72%
72%Positive Business Outlook
72%
72%Positive Business Outlook

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. "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at PlayStation.
Trending keywords
Trending keywords
Pros
"Smart people"in 2073 reviews
"Great benefits"in 1992 reviews
Cons
"Review system"in 552 reviews
"Large company"in 445 reviews
Trending keywords
Pros
"Work life balance"in 91 reviews
"Work environment"in 66 reviews
Cons
"Work life balance"in 33 reviews
"Upper management"in 22 reviews
Featured Review
Featured Review
5.0
Feb 8, 2023

Current Employee - Principle Product Manager

Pros

Incredibly smart people, moving faster than outsiders think we move and solving really hard problems at scale

Cons

Communicating across many orgs can result in misses

Featured Review
5.0
Feb 2, 2023

Former Employee - Developer

Pros

Great working with the team

Cons

No cons for right now

Job Openings

Microsoft has 685 more recently posted open jobs than PlayStation.
PlayStation company logo206 jobs at PlayStation
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