Compare Xero vs Square BETA

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

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Square

Employee Ratings

  • Xero scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Square scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 406 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 537 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Xero employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Square employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Xero employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Square employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Xero Ceo Steve Vamos
91%
91%Steve Vamos
Xero employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Square employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Square Ceo Jack Dorsey
84%
84%Jack Dorsey
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Xero employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Square employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
72%

Salaries

Xero has 77 more total submitted salaries than Square.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Accountant1 Salaries
A$65,619/yr
Community Relations Coordinator1 Salaries
A$26/hr
Business Analyst1 Salaries
A$85,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Fraud Analyst1 Salaries
A$65,000/yr
Community Manager II1 Salaries
A$50,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • Square had 12 more reviews than Xero that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Middle management" was the most mentioned Con at Xero.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Square.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 40 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 33 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 52 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 30 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Middle management"(in 21 reviews)
"Nz"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 29 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 20 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Intern

I have been working at Xero part-time for more than a year

Pros

Great culture and excellent management style. Diverse and exciting projects to work on.

Cons

It might take time to adapt to a tech environment if you are not accustomed to it.

"Low salary"26 Feb 2020

Former Employee - Customer Success Associate

I worked at Square full-time for less than a year

Pros

Employee perks such as wellness allowance and lunch allowance

Cons

Very low salary despite an entry level role

Advice to Management

If you want great staff you need to pay for it

Job Postings

Square has 473 more recently posted open jobs than Xero.