Compare Qantas vs Virgin Australia Airlines BETA

See how working at Qantas vs. Virgin Australia Airlines 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 Qantas vs. Virgin Australia Airlines. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Qantas

Employee Ratings

  • Virgin Australia Airlines 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 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 419 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 188 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.1
Virgin Australia Airlines employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Qantas employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Qantas Ceo Alan Joyce
90%
90%Alan Joyce
CEO Approval
Virgin Australia Airlines Ceo Paul Scurrah
100%
100%Paul Scurrah
Virgin Australia Airlines employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Qantas employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Virgin Australia Airlines employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Qantas employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Virgin Australia Airlines employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Qantas employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • Qantas had 18 more reviews than Virgin Australia Airlines that mentioned "Staff travel" as a Pro.
  • Qantas had 7 more reviews than Virgin Australia Airlines that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • Qantas had 16 more reviews than Virgin Australia Airlines that mentioned "Shift work" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff travel"(in 66 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 41 reviews)
Pros
"Staff travel"(in 48 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 34 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Shift work"(in 31 reviews)
"Airline"(in 14 reviews)
Cons
"Roster"(in 17 reviews)
"Shift work"(in 15 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Airline Pilot

I worked at Qantas full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Good while there was work

Cons

COVID 19 killed the industry

Current Employee - Guest Services

I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great team culture great work

Cons

Weather related disruptions, working Christmas day

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