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Employee Ratings

  • New York Times scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Los Angeles Times scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 596 reviews)
New York Times employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Los Angeles Times employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 160 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
New York Times employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Los Angeles Times employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
New York Times employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Los Angeles Times employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
New York Times employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Los Angeles Times employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
New York Times employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Los Angeles Times employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
New York Times employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Los Angeles Times employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
New York Times Ceo Mark Thompson
85%
85%Mark Thompson
CEO Approval
Los Angeles Times Ceo Kevin Merida
100%
100%Kevin Merida
Los Angeles Times employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than New York Times employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
New York Times employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 22% higher than Los Angeles Times employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
New York Times employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 34% higher than Los Angeles Times employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

New York Times has 1,297 more total submitted salaries than Los Angeles Times.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer105 Salaries
$135,403/yr
Staff Editor32 Salaries
$121,398/yr
Product Manager30 Salaries
$131,489/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer4 Salaries
$143,449/yr
Reporter16 Salaries
$98,978/yr
Senior Project Manager5 Salaries
$124,216/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at New York Times.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Los Angeles Times.
  • "Nyt" was the most mentioned Con at New York Times.
  • "La times" was the most mentioned Con at Los Angeles Times.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 50 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 37 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 11 reviews)
"News"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Nyt"(in 18 reviews)
"Newsroom"(in 18 reviews)
Cons
"La times"(in 8 reviews)
"Editors"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Strategist

I have been working at New York Times for more than a year

Pros

- Great work/life balance - Flexible with work from home with certain teams

Cons

- Difficult to switch teams - Difficult to move from contract to permanent worker

Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

I have been working at Los Angeles Times full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great work/life balance, coworkers are easy to get along with and salary is fairly good for the market. A News Company being private and fairly well funded means less stress about losing your job.

Cons

Smaller team (which is also a Pro) but but limited places to be promoted.

Job Postings

New York Times has 311 more recently posted open jobs than Los Angeles Times.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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Recent Jobs
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PackagerLos Angeles, CA
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