Compare Xero vs Zendesk BETA

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

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Zendesk

Employee Ratings

  • Xero scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Zendesk scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 407 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 525 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.4
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Xero employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Xero Ceo Steve Vamos
91%
91%Steve Vamos
CEO Approval
Zendesk Ceo Mikkel Svane
92%
92%Mikkel Svane
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Positive Business Outlook
77%

Salaries

Xero has 41 more total submitted salaries than Zendesk.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer9 Salaries
A$91,000/yr
Senior Account Manager8 Salaries
A$96,956/yr
Business Analyst1 Salaries
A$85,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer9 Salaries
A$90,545/yr
Account Executive1 Salaries
A$133,950/yr
Business Development Manager1 Salaries
A$77,712/yr

What Employees Say

  • Zendesk had 59 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 Zendesk.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 40 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 33 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 99 reviews)
"Great culture"(in 44 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Middle management"(in 21 reviews)
"Nz"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 37 reviews)
"Neighborhood"(in 17 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.

Current Employee - Senior Data Science Manager

I have been working at Zendesk full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Lots of growth, lots of opportunities and a great team to work with. From a data science and machine learning perspective, there are incredibly interesting data and the opportunity to have an impact... on the product through building ML powered features. (see Answer Bot, Content Cues, Satisfaction prediction)

Cons

Fast company growth can sometimes have it's challenges, but also brings opportunity

Job Postings

Xero has 106 more recently posted open jobs than Zendesk.