Compare Virgin America vs Virgin Galactic BETA

See how working at Virgin America vs. Virgin Galactic 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 Virgin America vs. Virgin Galactic. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Virgin America

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Virgin Galactic

Employee Ratings

  • Virgin America scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Virgin Galactic scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits 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 333 reviews)
Virgin America employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Virgin Galactic employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 122 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Virgin Galactic employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Virgin America employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Virgin Galactic employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Virgin America employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Virgin Galactic employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Virgin America employees rated their Culture & Values 1.4 higher than Virgin Galactic employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Virgin America Ceo C. David Cush
53%
53%C. David Cush
Virgin America employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Virgin Galactic employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Virgin Galactic Ceo Michael Colglazier
49%
49%Michael Colglazier
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Virgin America employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Virgin Galactic employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Virgin Galactic employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Virgin America and Virgin Galactic both have 400 total submitted salaries.
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What Employees Say

  • "Flight benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Virgin America.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Virgin Galactic.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Virgin America.
  • "Vg" was the most mentioned Con at Virgin Galactic.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 44 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 27 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 9 reviews)
"9 80 work"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 23 reviews)
"Work rules"(in 17 reviews)
Cons
"Vg"(in 7 reviews)
"Rocket"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review
"Best Culture"Apr 29, 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Virgin America full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Culture, teammate centric, innovative, great flight benefits

Cons

Acquisition to Alaska Airlines eliminated HQ staff

"Good Folks"Apr 8, 2021

Current Contractor - Contractor

I have been working at Virgin Galactic for less than a year

Pros

Helpful team, smart people, dedicated to the mission and vision

Cons

Longer than usual work hours

Job Postings