Compare Skidmore, Owings & Merrill vs Gensler BETA

See how working at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill vs. Gensler 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 Skidmore, Owings & Merrill vs. Gensler. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

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Gensler

Employee Ratings

  • Gensler 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)
3.2
(based on 302 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 999 reviews)
Gensler employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.7
Gensler employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Gensler employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.4
Work-life balance
3.4
Gensler employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.1
Gensler employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
3.8
Gensler employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Ceo Managing Partners
35%
35%Managing Partners
CEO Approval
Gensler Ceo Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
90%
90%Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
Gensler employees rated their CEO Approval 55% higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Gensler employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
30%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Gensler employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 26% higher than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Gensler has 911 more total submitted salaries than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Interiors Architect (Level C)16 Salaries
$56,939/yr
Intern23 Salaries
$22/hr
Project Manager9 Salaries
$102,456/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Technical Designer132 Salaries
$58,322/yr
Intern60 Salaries
$17/hr
Project Manager40 Salaries
$86,573/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great projects" was the most mentioned Pro at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Gensler.
  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill had 7 more reviews than Gensler that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • Gensler had 20 more reviews than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great projects"(in 25 reviews)
"Talented people"(in 18 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 61 reviews)
"Great people"(in 60 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 55 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 28 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 48 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 48 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good experience"May 30, 2019

Former Employee - Architectural Designer

I worked at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill full-time for more than a year

Pros

Lots of different kinds of projects, room for promotions.

Cons

Intense work, long hours, competitive environment

Former Intern - Architect Intern

I worked at Gensler

Pros

Everything about Gensler is great!

Cons

Just not enough time to enjoy firm activities!

Job Postings

Gensler has 66 more recently posted open jobs than Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.