Compare Apple vs Google BETA

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

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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)
4.2
(based on 17096 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 11452 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.2
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.2
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
4.0
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
93%
93%Tim Cook
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
94%
94%Sundar Pichai
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
82%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Apple has 205 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Specialist39 Salaries
A$24/hr
Technical Specialist13 Salaries
A$24/hr
Product Specialist5 Salaries
A$24/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern2 Salaries
A$4,933/mo
Security Engineer4 Salaries
A$130,000/yr
Account Manager9 Salaries
A$91,344/yr

What Employees Say

  • Apple had 1,120 more reviews than Google that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1643 reviews)
"Great people"(in 783 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 815 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 523 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 506 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 329 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 387 reviews)
"Large company"(in 226 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Account Executive

I have been working at Apple full-time

Pros

Always supportive, great benefits including stock options and fitness reimbursements.

Cons

Limited growth due to the number of employees

Current Employee - Software Engineer

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

Pros

1- Working with smart, helpful and decent people 2- Very felxiable in terms of management. Lots of freedom when deciding on technicall matters. 3- Free food is priceless, with COVID-19 you cannot... have it anymore. 4- Company payed >3K for work-from-home equipment. 5- Working with the cutting edge technologies and tools

Cons

1- Has their own ecosystem of build, test, track, etc. So you wouldn't learn tools that are used by the industry. 2- You are a small bolt in International Space Station.

Job Postings

Apple has 5,762 more recently posted open jobs than Google.