Compare Verizon vs Cisco Systems BETA

See how working at Verizon vs. Cisco Systems 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 Verizon vs. Cisco Systems. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Verizon

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Cisco Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Verizon scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, 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)
3.8
(based on 20898 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17518 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.8
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Verizon Ceo Hans Vestberg
75%
75%Hans Vestberg
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
95%
95%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 20% higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Verizon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 186 more total submitted salaries than Verizon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Network Engineer3 Salaries
A$117,442/yr
Sales Representative2 Salaries
A$174,781/yr
General Manager1 Salaries
A$275,283/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer6 Salaries
A$146,429/yr
Senior Account Manager5 Salaries
A$159,806/yr
Senior Manager4 Salaries
A$174,675/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Verizon.
  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • Verizon had 1,114 more reviews than Cisco Systems that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3250 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1696 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1309 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1244 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 1656 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 592 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 542 reviews)
"Big company"(in 431 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Consultant

I have been working at Verizon full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Super diversity in culture, technology and roles

Cons

Moves like a giant slow paced and non integrated systems.

Advice to Management

The organization is very top heavy and need to plan a higher roof for growth

"No 1 workplace"15 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Environment, work-life balance, corp culture is awesome

Cons

sometimes target grow way too fast

Job Postings

Cisco Systems has 204 more recently posted open jobs than Verizon.