Compare Google vs Nest BETA

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

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Nest

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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.
  • Nest scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 10621 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 166 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
93%
93%Sundar Pichai
CEO Approval
Nest Ceo Marwan Fawaz
95%
95%Marwan Fawaz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
60%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer35 Salaries
A$108,323/yr
Account Manager9 Salaries
A$91,100/yr
Program Manager4 Salaries
A$123,810/yr
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

  • Google had 784 more reviews than Nest that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at Nest.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 794 reviews)
"Great people"(in 499 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 13 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Big company"(in 369 reviews)
"Large company"(in 212 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 8 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review
"google review"5 Jun 2020

Former Employee - Tech Lead

I worked at Google full-time

Pros

google is the best place to work at

Cons

nothing bad i can think of

"Bit boring"20 Jun 2020

Current Intern - Intern

I have been working at Nest

Pros

Good pay, fairly smart people

Cons

Boring work, might be different than expected

Job Postings

Google has 2,484 more recently posted open jobs than Nest.