Compare Gensler vs HKS BETA

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

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HKS

Employee Ratings

  • Gensler scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • HKS scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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 987 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 180 reviews)
HKS employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.8
HKS employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.6
HKS employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Gensler Ceo Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
89%
89%Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
CEO Approval
HKS Ceo Dan Noble
88%
88%Dan Noble
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
HKS employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
62%
HKS employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Gensler employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Graphic Designer1 Salaries
A$95,000/yr
NSW1 Salaries
A$90,000/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Gensler.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at HKS.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Gensler.
  • "Pay is low" was the most mentioned Con at HKS.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 61 reviews)
"Great people"(in 59 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 17 reviews)
"Great place"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 48 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 46 reviews)
Cons
"Pay is low"(in 9 reviews)
"Architecture"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Interior Designer

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

Pros

Amazing culture, non-hierarchical, many oppertunities for growth and learning, stong research led firm, global opertunities

Cons

Technology should be improved across all levels of staff, financial rewards are average

Former Intern - Summer Intern

I worked at HKS for less than a year

Pros

With such a large office, there was a wealth of resources - knowledge, personnel, technology, space - at one's disposal, if one was willing to take the initiative.

Cons

Some people might not like the size or their designs.

Job Postings

Gensler has 19 more recently posted open jobs than HKS.