Compare Apple vs Google BETA

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

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
4.3
(based on 24215 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 19888 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
4.2
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
93%
93%Tim Cook
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Apple salaries averaged €11,221 higher than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager11 Salaries
€56,267/yr
Software Engineer10 Salaries
€49,619/yr
Team Manager17 Salaries
€50,479/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager173 Salaries
€57,277/yr
Software Engineer45 Salaries
€62,984/yr
Intern30 Salaries
€2,442/mo

What Employees Say

  • Apple had 234 more reviews than Google that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Worldwide Developer Relations

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

Pros

There are opportunities to develop to different departments and higher positions even if you don’t have the relevant university degree, however the competition is huge and you really need to be good... at your job

Cons

Huge competition , apple is not offering working from other countries

Current Employee - Account Managet

I have been working at Google full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great place to work really

Cons

Nothing to share here -

Job Postings

Apple has 6,193 more recently posted open jobs than Google.