Compare SpaceX vs Facebook BETA

See how working at SpaceX vs. Facebook 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 SpaceX vs. Facebook. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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SpaceX

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Facebook

Employee Ratings

  • SpaceX scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Facebook scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1475 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 2618 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.7
Facebook employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.7
Facebook employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
4.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SpaceX Ceo Elon Musk
92%
92%Elon Musk
CEO Approval
Facebook Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
90%
90%Mark Zuckerberg
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Facebook employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
83%
Positive Business Outlook
81%

Salaries

Facebook has 23,647 more total submitted salaries than SpaceX.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Propulsion Engineer67 Salaries
$98,751/yr
Launch16 Salaries
$28/hr
Intern88 Salaries
$28/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer9491 Salaries
$160,000/yr
Technical Program Manager343 Salaries
$170,190/yr
Intern136 Salaries
$7,049/mo

What Employees Say

  • "Rockets" was the most mentioned Pro at SpaceX.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Facebook.
  • SpaceX had 333 more reviews than Facebook that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • Facebook had 206 more reviews than SpaceX that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Rockets"(in 251 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 179 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 399 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 344 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 432 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 281 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 487 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 99 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Electronics Engineer

I have been working at SpaceX full-time

Pros

The area of Space Technology (the area I want to work with the most) One of the biggest companies in the World that gives the ooportunity of great improvement in a great way to an engineer.

Cons

I think it is hard to be accepted to job as fresh grad engineer but I believe in myself to get over this.

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Facebook full-time

Pros

- Amazing onboarding experience - Wide selection of teams - Rewarding compensation - Impressive engineering tooling - Great extracurricular support

Cons

- Starting to feel less like a startup - Processes can be rigid in some situations

Job Postings

Facebook has 1,548 more recently posted open jobs than SpaceX.