Compare Microsoft vs Oracle BETA

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

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Oracle

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft 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)
4.3
(based on 21973 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 25983 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Oracle Ceo Safra A. Catz
80%
80%Safra A. Catz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 36% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Microsoft salaries averaged A$51,946 higher than Oracle.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager9 Salaries
A$142,174/yr
Senior Consultant4 Salaries
A$170,277/yr
Account Technology Strategist6 Salaries
A$144,893/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager14 Salaries
A$100,760/yr
Senior Consultant13 Salaries
A$98,985/yr
Senior Technical Support Engineer9 Salaries
A$101,761/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work from home" was the most mentioned Pro at Oracle.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "No hikes" was the most mentioned Con at Oracle.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1911 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1591 reviews)
Pros
"Work from home"(in 1457 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1303 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 537 reviews)
"No cons"(in 337 reviews)
Cons
"No hikes"(in 771 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 528 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Culture"29 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Great focus on personal and professional development

Cons

Advancement can be confusing process

Current Employee - New South Wales

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

Pros

Excellent work/life balance Flexible working conditions Helpful and knowledgeable coworkers

Cons

Away from the city Hangout places are a bit far

Job Postings

Oracle has 32,111 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.