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)
4.2
(based on 28798 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 25437 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
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
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
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
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
90%
90%Tim Cook
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
92%
92%Sundar Pichai
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Apple salaries averaged €7,576 higher than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager15 Salaries
€59,412/yr
Software Engineer16 Salaries
€49,765/yr
Team Manager24 Salaries
€52,425/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager223 Salaries
€63,225/yr
Software Engineer72 Salaries
€73,077/yr
Intern37 Salaries
€2,571/mo

What Employees Say

  • Apple had 218 more reviews than Google that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Large company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2214 reviews)
"Great people"(in 1008 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 790 reviews)
"Great place"(in 652 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 734 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 422 reviews)
Cons
"Large company"(in 337 reviews)
"Much work"(in 160 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Supply Demand Planner

I have been working at Apple full-time

Pros

Apple takes good care of its employees

Cons

Not much to say here

Former Employee - Recruiter

I worked at Google full-time

Pros

Great environment Flexibility Great food Great perks Lovely people

Cons

None that I think of

Job Postings

Apple has 11,109 more recently posted open jobs than Google.