Compare Sony vs Microsoft

See how working at Sony vs. Microsoft 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 Sony vs. Microsoft. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
Sony company icon

Sony

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Sony

Consumer Product Manufacturing
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Microsoft

Computer Hardware Development

Microsoft

Computer Hardware Development

Salaries

Software Engineer
70 Salaries
$109,691 / yr total
70 Salaries
Project Manager
16 Salaries
$115,137 / yr total
16 Salaries
Analyst
6 Salaries
$67,568 / yr total
6 Salaries
Software Engineer
14839 Salaries
$128,250 / yr total
14839 Salaries
Program Manager
3699 Salaries
$128,380 / yr total
3699 Salaries
Data and Applied Scientist
662 Salaries
$166,685 / yr total
662 Salaries

Employee Ratings

Microsoft scored higher in 10 areas: Overall Rating, Culture & Values, Diversity & Inclusion, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Compensation & Benefits, Career Opportunities, CEO Approval, Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall rating
4.1
Based on 2700 reviews
4.1
Based on 2700 reviews
4.0
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
Diversity & Inclusion
3.9
Diversity & Inclusion
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
Employee sentiment
Sony Ceo Kenichiro Yoshida
87%CEO Approval
Kenichiro Yoshida
Sony Ceo Kenichiro Yoshida
87%CEO Approval
Kenichiro Yoshida
80%
80%Recommend to a friend
80%
80%Recommend to a friend
69%
69%Positive Business Outlook
69%
69%Positive Business Outlook
Overall rating
4.4
Based on 37663 reviews
4.4
Based on 37663 reviews
4.4
Culture & Values
Higher rating
4.4
Higher
Culture & Values
4.5
Diversity & Inclusion
Higher rating
4.5
Higher
Diversity & Inclusion
4.2
Work-life balance
Higher rating
4.2
Higher
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Higher rating
4.1
Higher
Senior Management
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Higher rating
4.1
Higher
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Career Opportunities
Higher rating
4.2
Higher
Career Opportunities
Employee sentiment
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%CEO Approval
Satya Nadella
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%CEO Approval
Satya Nadella
91%
91%Recommend to a friend
Microsoft employees rated their Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Sony employees rated theirs.
91%
91%Recommend to a friend
86%
86%Positive Business Outlook
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Sony employees rated theirs.
86%
86%Positive Business Outlook

What Employees Say

"Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Sony. "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft. "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Sony. "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
Trending keywords
Trending keywords
Pros
"Work environment"in 181 reviews
Cons
"Work life balance"in 40 reviews
"Long hours"in 56 reviews
Trending keywords
Pros
"Smart people"in 2073 reviews
"Great benefits"in 1992 reviews
Cons
"Review system"in 552 reviews
"Large company"in 445 reviews
Featured Review
Featured Review
5.0
Jan 25, 2023

Current Contractor - Character Artist

Pros

People are 10/10 Work culture 9/10

Cons

Being that I am not senior I am working on a less attractive project however the team is great.

Featured Review
5.0
Feb 4, 2023

Current Employee - Research Associate

Pros

Truly proud to work at MSFT. What a great organization, I would not be able to see salaries without adding a review so I really hope this works.

Cons

No cons at all, what a great company

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