Compare IBM vs Google BETA

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

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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)
4.0
(based on 73514 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 20011 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
4.2
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
90%
90%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 907 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer27 Salaries
A$91,765/yr
Project Manager53 Salaries
A$113,538/yr
Intern39 Salaries
A$40,156/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer117 Salaries
A$108,500/yr
Product Manager6 Salaries
A$193,500/yr
Intern11 Salaries
A$58,602/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"25 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great culture and diversity Lovely people

Cons

Politics and no career progression

"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

Job Postings

IBM has 12,945 more recently posted open jobs than Google.