Compare Boeing vs Airbus BETA

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

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Airbus

Employee Ratings

  • Airbus 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)
3.7
(based on 7841 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1614 reviews)
Airbus employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.2
Airbus employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.4
Airbus employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.8
Airbus employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Boeing Ceo David Calhoun
64%
64%David Calhoun
CEO Approval
Airbus Ceo Guillaume Faury
96%
96%Guillaume Faury
Airbus employees rated their CEO Approval 32% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Airbus employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
32%
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Airbus employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Boeing employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Boeing salaries averaged A$5,522 higher than Airbus.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer7 Salaries
A$89,949/yr
Senior Systems Engineer2 Salaries
A$134,191/yr
Project Manager2 Salaries
A$109,505/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1 Salaries
A$66,000/yr
Senior Systems Engineer1 Salaries
A$106,537/yr
Project Manager1 Salaries
A$144,540/yr

What Employees Say

  • Boeing had 715 more reviews than Airbus that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Boeing.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Airbus.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 946 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 836 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 121 reviews)
"Bonne ambiance"(in 65 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 154 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 140 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 38 reviews)
"Inertie"(in 31 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"24 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Aerospace Engineer

I have been working at Boeing full-time

Pros

Good work life balance, awesome team.

Cons

None really, overall a great experience.

"Loved it"1 Sep 2020

Former Intern - Work Experience Engineer

I worked at Airbus

Pros

Great people, learnt a lot, got a taste of everything

Cons

Work days started very early, took a little while to travel to each day

Job Postings

Airbus has 368 more recently posted open jobs than Boeing.