Compare US Air Force vs US Marine Corps BETA

See how US Marine Corps vs. US Air Force compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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US Air Force

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US Marine Corps

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 13651 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 7182 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
2.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
US Air Force Ceo Gen. David L. Goldfein
94%
94%Gen. David L. Goldfein
CEO Approval
US Marine Corps Ceo Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
92%
92%Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
61%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
E5 - Air Force - Staff Sergeant193 Salaries
$50,374/yr
E7 - Air Force - Master Sergeant127 Salaries
$71,440/yr
O5 - Air Force - Lieutenant Colonel135 Salaries
$130,988/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
E5 - Marines - Sergeant221 Salaries
$38,577/yr
E4 - Marines - Corporal98 Salaries
$2,392/mo
Avionics Technician89 Salaries
$37,125/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1091 reviews)
"Job security"(in 714 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 400 reviews)
"Brotherhood"(in 345 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1249 reviews)
"Military"(in 1025 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 928 reviews)
"Away from family"(in 456 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Career"Feb 16, 2020

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Stability, opportunities to advance, challenging environment

Cons

Great sacrifices, long hours, constant deployments, move every 2-3 years

Advice to Management

Slow down the PCSing, allow mistakes

Former Employee - Ground Electronics Transmissions Systems Maintainer

I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Whats better than being a Marine?

Cons

Nothing con about the Marine Corps

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