Compare Vivint Smart Home vs Alder BETA

See how working at Vivint Smart Home vs. Alder 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 Vivint Smart Home vs. Alder. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Vivint Smart Home

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Alder

Employee Ratings

  • Vivint Smart Home scored higher in 4 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Alder scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1705 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 82 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Vivint Smart Home employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Alder employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.7
Alder employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Vivint Smart Home employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Vivint Smart Home employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Alder employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Vivint Smart Home Ceo Todd Pedersen
85%
85%Todd Pedersen
CEO Approval
Alder Ceo Adam Schanz
83%
83%Adam Schanz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Vivint Smart Home employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Alder employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
57%

Salaries

Vivint Smart Home has 1,657 more total submitted salaries than Alder.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Representative61 Salaries
$34,265/yr
Field Service Professional58 Salaries
$18/hr
Customer Service Representative37 Salaries
$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Manager2 Salaries
$133,410/yr
Technician3 Salaries
$40,423/yr
Customer Service Representative3 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free lunch" was the most mentioned Pro at Vivint Smart Home.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Alder.
  • "Door to door" was the most mentioned Con at Vivint Smart Home.
  • "No benefits" was the most mentioned Con at Alder.
Pros
Pros
"Free lunch"(in 150 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 75 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 7 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Door to door"(in 78 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
"No benefits"(in 15 reviews)
"Sales reps"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Smart Home Pro

I worked at Vivint Smart Home part-time

Pros

-High paying commission structure -Teaches college kids/young professionals how to hustle -Fun team environment and great training from management

Cons

-A lot of people who try it won’t succeed (D2D isn’t for everyone)

Current Employee - Direct Sales Representative

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

Pros

Great culture, with emphasis on success and constant progression.

Cons

Customer service is still catching up to the high volume of excited new customers.

Job Postings

Vivint Smart Home has 516 more recently posted open jobs than Alder.