Compare Google vs Nest BETA

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

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Nest

Employee Ratings

  • Google scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Nest scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 10791 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 167 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
93%
93%Sundar Pichai
CEO Approval
Nest Ceo Marwan Fawaz
95%
95%Marwan Fawaz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
61%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
60%

Salaries

Google has 993 more total submitted salaries than Nest.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager83 Salaries
€47,889/yr
Site Reliability Engineer27 Salaries
€81,029/yr
Intern15 Salaries
€2,351/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Hardware Engineer1 Salaries
€30,507/yr
Senior Agent1 Salaries
€28,644/yr

What Employees Say

  • Google had 791 more reviews than Nest that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at Nest.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 801 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 506 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 13 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Big company"(in 377 reviews)
"Large company"(in 214 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 8 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Information Technology Intern

I worked at Google for less than a year

Pros

Great place to work, and great experience.

Cons

Large company, so narrow scope.

I have been working at Nest

Pros

Good benefits.good outlook. Cool produxt

Cons

Staff aren't as fun, compared to other companies. Should have more than four products at this stage

Job Postings

Google has 2,534 more recently posted open jobs than Nest.