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 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 66108 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 21569 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.8
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.3
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
86%
86%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, IBM salaries averaged S$15,586 higher than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern35 Salaries
S$800/mo
Software Engineer37 Salaries
S$4,083/mo
IT Specialist19 Salaries
S$53,400/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern32 Salaries
S$1,000/mo
Software Engineer6 Salaries
S$7,250/mo
Technical Support18 Salaries
S$3,275/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 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1774 reviews)
"Great people"(in 828 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 559 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 346 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Client Partner Executive

I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Lateral Movement , Experience in various BU's, Learning on the Job

Cons

Not a great pay master

"Review"11 Jun 2021

Current Employee - Technical Specialist

I have been working at Apple full-time

Pros

Best colleagues to work with

Cons

Some of the Customers you meet on a daily may be the only Con

Job Postings

IBM has 7,332 more recently posted open jobs than Apple.