Compare Walmart vs Microsoft BETA

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

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Microsoft

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft 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)
3.3
(based on 51194 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 21972 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.0
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
4.0
Microsoft employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.8
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
4.2
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
64%
64%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 34% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 33% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 40% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Microsoft salaries averaged €30,356 higher than Walmart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1 Salaries
€33,396/yr
Intern1 Salaries
€2,008/mo
Executive Assistant1 Salaries
€30,179/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer18 Salaries
€62,835/yr
Intern10 Salaries
€23,965/yr
Manager2 Salaries
€69,853/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2261 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1272 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1911 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1591 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1395 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1097 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 537 reviews)
"No cons"(in 337 reviews)
Featured Review
"sales assisant"29 Aug 2017

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Walmart full-time for more than a year

Pros

friendly people , nice place to work

Cons

long hours, lunch is great though

Advice to Management

nothing to be honest all good

"Good Employer"24 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Senior Executive Assistant

I have been working at Microsoft full-time

Pros

Positive Company Culture. Good career development

Cons

No Cons. to speak of.

Job Postings

Walmart has 33,963 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.