Compare NASA vs SpaceX BETA

See how SpaceX vs. NASA compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 385 reviews)
4.1
(based on 1190 reviews)
Career Opportunities
4.0
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
3.8
Work-life balance
4.4
3.0
Senior Management
3.7
3.6
Culture & Values
4.1
4.1
CEO Approval
NASA Ceo Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
98%Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
SpaceX Ceo Elon Musk
90%Elon Musk
% Recommend to a friend
86%
82%
Positive Business Outlook
80%
79%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Intern43 Salaries
$16/hr
Aerospace Engineer46 Salaries
$93,771/yr
Electronics Technician2 Salaries
$66,967/yr
Intern - Hourly66 Salaries
$27/hr
Structures Engineer36 Salaries
$87,115/yr
Test Technician16 Salaries
$24/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Work life balance"(in 38 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 31 reviews)
"Rockets"(in 239 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 138 reviews)
Cons
"Red tape"(in 19 reviews)
"No cons"(in 13 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 393 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 253 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Administrative

I worked at NASA full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

The most interesting job in the world! Top of the list for employee satisfaction The best retirement and benefits ever

Cons

After 33 years of employment, the only Con I can think of was the grounding of the Space Shuttle.

Advice to Management

Continue to keep employee morale at the highest level possible

Former Employee - Electro-mechanical Technician

I worked at SpaceX full-time for more than a year

Pros

Everything there I love it.

Cons

No comments. All is well

Advice to Management

No comments.

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