Compare A*Star vs DSO National Laboratories BETA

See how working at A*Star vs. DSO National Laboratories 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 A*Star vs. DSO National Laboratories. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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A*Star

Employee Ratings

  • A*Star scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • DSO National Laboratories scored higher in 3 areas: Culture & Values, % 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)
3.7
(based on 540 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 176 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
A*Star Ceo Frederick Chew
89%
89%Frederick Chew
A*Star employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than DSO National Laboratories employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
DSO National Laboratories Ceo Cheong Chee Hoo
83%
83%Cheong Chee Hoo
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
75%
DSO National Laboratories employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than A*Star employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
62%
DSO National Laboratories employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than A*Star employees rated theirs.

Salaries

A*Star has 622 more total submitted salaries than DSO National Laboratories.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern74 Salaries
S$1,000/mo
Research Scientist74 Salaries
S$5,550/mo
Engineer7 Salaries
S$3,625/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern54 Salaries
S$1,500/mo
Research Engineer5 Salaries
S$4,000/mo
Engineer17 Salaries
S$5,000/mo

What Employees Say

  • A*Star had 32 more reviews than DSO National Laboratories that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • A*Star had 24 more reviews than DSO National Laboratories that mentioned "Career progression" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 77 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 55 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 45 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Career progression"(in 34 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 18 reviews)
Cons
"Red tape"(in 18 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 10 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Research Associate

I have been working at A*Star full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

A good research institution working in a wide variety of areas. A lot of grant opportunities for young scientists

Cons

Too many emails from A*STAR HQ

"Hi"20 Nov 2021

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at DSO National Laboratories for less than a year

Pros

Like the working environment alot

Cons

No camera allowed in building

Job Postings

A*Star has 67 more recently posted open jobs than DSO National Laboratories.