Compare Apple vs Google BETA

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

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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)
4.2
(based on 17867 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 12447 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.2
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.2
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Apple employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Google salaries averaged S$37,675 higher than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern30 Salaries
S$1,000/mo
Software Engineer2 Salaries
S$1,000/mo
Manager3 Salaries
S$120,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern4 Salaries
S$1,275/mo
Software Engineer11 Salaries
S$100,000/yr
Manager4 Salaries
S$133,750/yr

What Employees Say

  • Apple had 244 more reviews than Google that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1862 reviews)
"Great people"(in 803 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 849 reviews)
"Great people"(in 559 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 527 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 334 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 410 reviews)
"Large company"(in 239 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company!"23 Nov 2020

Former Employee - Business Analyst

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

Pros

Good benefits and company culture

Cons

Small fish in a big pool

Advice to Management

More attention to junior employees

"Pretty Good"28 Nov 2020

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Google full-time

Pros

Good environment, friendly colleagues doing very fruitful projects

Cons

Bad working hours Management need to be more transparent

Job Postings

Apple has 5,175 more recently posted open jobs than Google.