Compare Telstra vs Commonwealth Bank of Australia BETA

See how working at Telstra vs. Commonwealth Bank of Australia 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 Telstra vs. Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Telstra

Employee Ratings

  • Telstra scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, 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)
3.9
(based on 2174 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2839 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.9
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.6
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Telstra Ceo Andrew Penn
74%
74%Andrew Penn
CEO Approval
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ceo Matt Comyn
93%
93%Matt Comyn
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has 1,258 more total submitted salaries than Telstra.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative60 Salaries
A$53,144/yr
General Manager74 Salaries
A$216,178/yr
Technical Graduate19 Salaries
A$69,462/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Specialist282 Salaries
A$57,023/yr
Executive Manager148 Salaries
A$197,000/yr
Analyst122 Salaries
A$85,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia had 22 more reviews than Telstra that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Telstra had 32 more reviews than Commonwealth Bank of Australia that mentioned "Flexible working" as a Pro.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia had 34 more reviews than Telstra that mentioned "Red tape" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 283 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 262 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 305 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 230 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Restructures"(in 69 reviews)
"Red tape"(in 60 reviews)
Cons
"Red tape"(in 94 reviews)
"Large organisation"(in 66 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Executive

I have been working at Telstra full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great purpose, great senior exec team, Exciting transformation

Cons

some buraruicacy can exist in some teams

"Great company"5 May 2021

Current Employee - Executive Manager

I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Interesting role, good pay, good leaders

Cons

Small roles and hierarchical, can be boring

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