Compare Pixar Animation Studios vs Industrial Light & Magic BETA

See how working at Pixar Animation Studios vs. Industrial Light & Magic 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 Pixar Animation Studios vs. Industrial Light & Magic. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Pixar Animation Studios

Employee Ratings

  • Pixar Animation Studios 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 157 reviews)
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 121 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their Work-life balance 1.4 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pixar Animation Studios Ceo Jim Morris
100%
100%Jim Morris
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their CEO Approval 45% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Industrial Light & Magic Ceo Lynwen Brennan
55%
55%Lynwen Brennan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 46% higher than Industrial Light & Magic employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
18%

Salaries

Pixar Animation Studios has 273 more total submitted salaries than Industrial Light & Magic.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Graphic Designer (Technical Director)69 Salaries
$172,040/yr
Technical Director42 Salaries
$123,584/yr
Production Coordinator27 Salaries
$47,103/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Animator8 Salaries
$62/hr
R&D Engineer17 Salaries
$131,684/yr
Production Coordinator5 Salaries
$24/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Pixar Animation Studios.
  • "Great projects" was the most mentioned Pro at Industrial Light & Magic.
  • Pixar Animation Studios had 4 more reviews than Industrial Light & Magic that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 22 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Great projects"(in 14 reviews)
"Good projects"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Bay area"(in 15 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"San francisco"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review
"Nice"Sep 12, 2020

Former Employee - RGM (Restaurant General Manager)

I worked at Pixar Animation Studios full-time

Pros

Good job at wasting time

Cons

Why do I have to do this

"Best in class"Sep 1, 2018

Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I worked at Industrial Light & Magic

Pros

great environment amazing team and leaders history of cutting edge tech best projects available anywhere

Cons

becoming quite corporate as part of Disney weather can be rough and location is away from the center of the city. Once you are there, you are pretty much there can be quite competitive

Job Postings

Industrial Light & Magic has 151 more recently posted open jobs than Pixar Animation Studios.