Compare IBM vs Apple BETA

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

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Apple

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Apple scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • 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)
4.0
(based on 71513 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 23657 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.3
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
87%
87%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, IBM salaries averaged €2,138 higher than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer175 Salaries
€46,435/yr
Customer Service Representative6 Salaries
€23,085/yr
IT Specialist9 Salaries
€45,470/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer9 Salaries
€52,130/yr
Customer Service Representative40 Salaries
€28,488/yr
Technical Support35 Salaries
€27,957/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Digital Sales Manager

I have been working at IBM full-time

Pros

Culture and work ethics and great sales plan

Cons

Needs to be more agile

"great"21 Oct 2021

Former Employee - Project Manager

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

Pros

a work environment is a great place

Cons

high-stress environment for some people

Advice to Management

Keep the good work up

Job Postings

IBM has 7,494 more recently posted open jobs than Apple.