Compare Waste Management vs Republic Services BETA

See how working at Waste Management vs. Republic Services 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 Waste Management vs. Republic Services. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Waste Management

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Republic Services

Employee Ratings

  • Waste Management scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Republic Services scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1878 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1850 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Waste Management Ceo James C. Fish, Jr
81%
81%James C. Fish, Jr
CEO Approval
Republic Services Ceo Donald W. (Don) Slager
79%
79%Donald W. (Don) Slager
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Waste Management employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Republic Services employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
59%

Salaries

Waste Management has 1,333 more total submitted salaries than Republic Services.
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What Employees Say

  • Waste Management had 50 more reviews than Republic Services that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • Waste Management had 48 more reviews than Republic Services that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Waste Management had 16 more reviews than Republic Services that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • Republic Services had 20 more reviews than Waste Management that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 163 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 156 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 113 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 108 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 98 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 40 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 82 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review
"Ops Specialist"Oct 20, 2020

Current Employee - Senior Operations Specialist

I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great benefits and salary. Job security.

Cons

Far less than you would find at other jobs in the waste industry.

"Account Manager"Nov 25, 2020

Current Employee - Account Manager

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

Pros

Great Benefits Network Wide Collaboration Good Compensation Opportunities

Cons

Micromanagement Unrealistic Sales Expectation Sink or Swim when hired

Advice to Management

Allow outside of the box thinking for incorporation into company wide day to day training.

Job Postings

Republic Services has 364 more recently posted open jobs than Waste Management.