Compare Walmart vs Microsoft BETA

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

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Microsoft

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
3.3
(based on 56628 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 23605 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
4.0
Microsoft employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.9
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
4.3
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 1.2 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
67%
67%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%
97%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 33% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
87%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 40% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walmart has 3,324 more total submitted salaries than Microsoft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer III508 Salaries
$120,576/yr
Assistant Manager1691 Salaries
$50,812/yr
Sales Associate1581 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer7872 Salaries
$119,332/yr
Director245 Salaries
$187,761/yr
Account Executive128 Salaries
$129,256/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2638 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1416 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1944 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1669 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1563 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1192 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 540 reviews)
"Large company"(in 355 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Overnight Stocker

I have been working at Walmart full-time for less than a year

Pros

I loved meeting new people and working such a fast paced environment.

Cons

I didn't really have any complaints

Current Employee - Engineer

I have been working at Microsoft full-time

Pros

Work life balance is definitely the best I’ve had

Cons

Not as competitive on salaries as others but work life balance is solid

Job Postings

Walmart has 86,407 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.