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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Employee Ratings

  • 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.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1679 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2071 reviews)
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.9
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.6
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
4.0
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Telstra Ceo Andrew Penn
64%
64%Andrew Penn
CEO Approval
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ceo Matt Comyn
92%
92%Matt Comyn
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their CEO Approval 28% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than Telstra employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has 703 more total submitted salaries than Telstra.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager56 Salaries
A$212,189/yr
Customer Service Representative13 Salaries
A$52,238/yr
Project Manager31 Salaries
A$122,174/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Executive Manager113 Salaries
A$195,852/yr
Customer Service Representative69 Salaries
A$54,868/yr
Product Manager23 Salaries
A$105,872/yr

What Employees Say

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia had 12 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 28 more reviews than Telstra that mentioned "Red tape" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 260 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 239 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 272 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 207 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Restructures"(in 63 reviews)
"Red tape"(in 57 reviews)
Cons
"Red tape"(in 85 reviews)
"Large organisation"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Legal Counsel

I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great culture and great people

Cons

It sometimes feel like it’s still a government organisation

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Excellent people and many opportunities for the right people with the right mindset

Cons

Haven't really had any in my long stay here

Advice to Management

Keep innovating and aspiring

Job Postings

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has 208 more recently posted open jobs than Telstra.