Compare New York Times vs The Washington Post BETA

See how working at New York Times vs. The Washington Post 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 New York Times vs. The Washington Post. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Employee Ratings

  • The Washington Post scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 596 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 479 reviews)
The Washington Post employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than New York Times employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.1
The Washington Post employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than New York Times employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.9
The Washington Post employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than New York Times employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
New York Times Ceo Mark Thompson
85%
85%Mark Thompson
CEO Approval
The Washington Post Ceo Frederick J. Ryan Jr.
89%
89%Frederick J. Ryan Jr.
The Washington Post employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than New York Times employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
The Washington Post employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than New York Times employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Positive Business Outlook
85%
The Washington Post employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than New York Times employees rated theirs.

Salaries

New York Times has 713 more total submitted salaries than The Washington Post.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer105 Salaries
$135,403/yr
Staff Editor32 Salaries
$121,398/yr
Intern23 Salaries
$25/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer36 Salaries
$104,879/yr
Reporter22 Salaries
$86,305/yr
Intern16 Salaries
$21/hr

What Employees Say

  • New York Times had 16 more reviews than The Washington Post that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • The Washington Post had 2 more reviews than New York Times that mentioned "Newsroom" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 50 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 37 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 34 reviews)
"Journalism"(in 26 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Nyt"(in 18 reviews)
"Newsroom"(in 18 reviews)
Cons
"Newsroom"(in 20 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 14 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 - Manager

I have been working at The Washington Post full-time for less than a year

Pros

The onboarding is seamless and professionally conducted. Management is transparent and works to ensure understanding of goals. A great place to pick up interesting work.

Cons

This is a large employer so you can get lost in the crowd if you don't speak up.

Job Postings

New York Times has 172 more recently posted open jobs than The Washington Post.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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Recent Jobs
The Washington Post company logo188 Jobs
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Newspaper DeliveryWashington, DC
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Obituaries WriterWashington, DC
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