Compare IBM vs Apple BETA

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

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Apple

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Apple scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
3.8
(based on 54914 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17803 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.7
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
77%
77%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, IBM salaries averaged S$16,583 higher than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern33 Salaries
S$800/mo
Software Engineer17 Salaries
S$4,150/mo
IT Specialist11 Salaries
S$50,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern30 Salaries
S$1,000/mo
Software Engineer2 Salaries
S$1,000/mo
Technical Support4 Salaries
S$3,200/mo

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2502 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2438 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1857 reviews)
"Great people"(in 799 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 724 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 654 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 527 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 334 reviews)
Featured Review
"Salary"12 Nov 2020

Current Employee - Project Manager

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

Pros

Good development opportunities in the company

Cons

Long working our in the company

"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

Job Postings

IBM has 7,578 more recently posted open jobs than Apple.