Compare Apple vs Cisco Systems BETA

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

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Cisco Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 18774 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 19130 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
4.2
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
92%
92%Chuck Robbins
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
64%

Salaries

Apple has 275 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Specialist54 Salaries
A$23/hr
Technical Specialist17 Salaries
A$23/hr
Product Specialist9 Salaries
A$24/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern3 Salaries
A$50,965/yr
Technical Consulting Engineer7 Salaries
A$100,000/yr
Customer Support Engineer12 Salaries
A$90,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1741 reviews)
"Great people"(in 810 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1351 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1270 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 543 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 340 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 569 reviews)
"Big company"(in 456 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"19 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Programming and Sales Expert/Lead

I have been working at Apple part-time

Pros

Positive, inspirational, and ethical environment promoting technology and services for the world to use.

Cons

Limited opportunities for career progression in the corporate sphere.

Current Employee - Senior Solutions Architect

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

really nice people to work with, including most of the management

Cons

cost cutting on labs and self-education in recent years

Job Postings

Apple has 2,883 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.