Compare Verizon vs Cisco Systems BETA

See how working at Verizon vs. Cisco Systems 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 Verizon vs. Cisco Systems. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Verizon

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Cisco Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Verizon scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, 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)
4.0
(based on 22748 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 20817 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
4.2
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.8
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.4
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Verizon Ceo Hans Vestberg
84%
84%Hans Vestberg
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
93%
93%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 11,429 more total submitted salaries than Verizon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer606 Salaries
$100,547/yr
Solutions Specialist2111 Salaries
$37,800/yr
Sales Representative1052 Salaries
$41,374/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer6894 Salaries
$121,318/yr
Technical Leader2433 Salaries
$162,598/yr
Customer Support Engineer1253 Salaries
$112,044/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Verizon.
  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • Verizon had 1,121 more reviews than Cisco Systems that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3328 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1744 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1364 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1287 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 1699 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 599 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 578 reviews)
"Big company"(in 465 reviews)
Featured Review
"Overall"May 10, 2021

Current Employee - Sales Representative

I have been working at Verizon full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great environment and easy and fun work! Benefits are good and hourly wage is good as well!

Cons

Hard to find some but I guess commission could always be better

"Great Company!"May 11, 2021

Current Employee - Business Operations Manager

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

People Deal is active part of company philosophical guidance and practice.

Cons

Global teams, so outside 9-5 meetings sometimes.

Advice to Management

Continue prioritizing quality of work-life balance!

Job Postings

Verizon has 621 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.