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 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)
4.5
(based on 20011 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 179 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.2
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Nest Ceo Marwan Fawaz
92%
92%Marwan Fawaz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
63%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer117 Salaries
A$108,500/yr
Account Manager17 Salaries
A$90,512/yr
Intern11 Salaries
A$58,602/yr
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

  • Google had 869 more reviews than Nest that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Nest.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 13 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"1 Dec 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Google full-time

Pros

Good work life balance, diverse projects, great teammates

Cons

slow career growth and intense promo process

"Ok"24 Nov 2021

Current Employee - Change Manager

I have been working at Nest full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Great people, lovely warm atmosphere

Cons

Limited career progession. Low bonus and no pay increase

Job Postings

Both Google and Nest have 4350 of recently posted open jobs.