Compare Apple vs Cisco Systems BETA

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

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Cisco Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17024 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17576 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
93%
93%Tim Cook
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
95%
95%Chuck Robbins
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
71%

Salaries

Apple has 683 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
IOS Technical Support Advisor26 Salaries
€27,120/yr
Software Engineer2 Salaries
€45,498/yr
Manager7 Salaries
€46,136/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
IT Manager1 Salaries
€70,069/yr
Software Engineer16 Salaries
€45,473/yr
Operations Analyst1 Salaries
€38,503/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1643 reviews)
"Great people"(in 783 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1315 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1245 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 506 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 329 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 543 reviews)
"Big company"(in 437 reviews)
Featured Review
"SPS Advisor"21 Sep 2020

Former Employee - SPS Advisor

I worked at Apple full-time for more than a year

Pros

Lots of training and great colleagues

Cons

Weekend work (some may view this as a pro)

Current Intern - Software Engineer(Internship)

I have been working at Cisco Systems for less than a year

Pros

Great place to learn how software works in the industry. Helpful coworkers. As an intern treated like every other employee

Cons

Can not think of any

Job Postings

Apple has 7,367 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.