Compare Northrop Grumman vs Orbital ATK BETA

See how working at Northrop Grumman vs. Orbital ATK 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 Northrop Grumman vs. Orbital ATK. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Northrop Grumman

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Orbital ATK

Employee Ratings

  • Northrop Grumman 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)
3.9
(based on 5841 reviews)
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 282 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Northrop Grumman Ceo Kathy Warden
86%
86%Kathy Warden
Northrop Grumman employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Orbital ATK Ceo David W. Thompson
80%
80%David W. Thompson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Northrop Grumman employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than Orbital ATK employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Northrop Grumman has 13,425 more total submitted salaries than Orbital ATK.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer II710 Salaries
$99,948/yr
Software Engineer428 Salaries
$83,176/yr
Intern - Hourly159 Salaries
$24/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Principal Systems Engineer16 Salaries
$116,210/yr
Senior Electrical Engineer46 Salaries
$94,693/yr
Intern - Hourly20 Salaries
$23/hr

What Employees Say

  • Northrop Grumman had 431 more reviews than Orbital ATK that mentioned "9 80 schedule" as a Pro.
  • Northrop Grumman had 126 more reviews than Orbital ATK that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 488 reviews)
"9 80 schedule"(in 460 reviews)
Pros
"9 80 schedule"(in 29 reviews)
"80 schedule"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 137 reviews)
"Large company"(in 126 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 13 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 11 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Principal Systems Engineer

I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great company led by an amazing CEO

Cons

Needs more diversity within Space Sector upper management division

Former Employee - Operations Lead

I worked at Orbital ATK full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

size, employees, management, salary, customers

Cons

The merger challenged management somewhat

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