Compare Northrop Grumman vs US Department of Defense BETA

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Northrop Grumman

Employee Ratings

  • Northrop Grumman scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Positive Business Outlook.
  • US Department of Defense scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 4944 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2256 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
US Department of Defense employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Northrop Grumman employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than US Department of Defense employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Northrop Grumman Ceo Kathy Warden
85%
85%Kathy Warden
CEO Approval
US Department of Defense Ceo James Mattis
89%
89%James Mattis
US Department of Defense employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Northrop Grumman employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
US Department of Defense employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Northrop Grumman employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Northrop Grumman employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than US Department of Defense employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
63%

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What Employees Say

  • "9 80 schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Northrop Grumman.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at US Department of Defense.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Northrop Grumman.
  • "Military" was the most mentioned Con at US Department of Defense.
Pros
Pros
"9 80 schedule"(in 407 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 400 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 201 reviews)
"Job security"(in 166 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 131 reviews)
"Large company"(in 113 reviews)
Cons
"Military"(in 109 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 96 reviews)
Featured Review
"Overall"2 Sep 2019

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great people there (crews) Friendships Gain work families

Cons

Pays always wrong Always shouted at Alway crews fault not matter what Hours are always wrong List goes on and on

Advice to Management

We will w ork fir you, dont shout We are not always wrong...... Isnt always our fault you are to blame aswel There are delays hospitals always gave delays

"Review"7 Aug 2020

Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time for more than a year

Pros

Solid pay. Consistent work schedule, opportunity for training with horizontal and lateral moves. Exceptional benefits.

Cons

Can be slower paced, lower base pay.

Advice to Management

Increase science and engineering base pay.

Job Postings

Northrop Grumman has 4,685 more recently posted open jobs than US Department of Defense.