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 69992 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 23190 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
4.0
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Apple employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.7
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 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
79%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Apple salaries averaged S$525 higher than IBM.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern36 Salaries
S$800/mo
Software Engineer39 Salaries
S$4,167/mo
Project Manager20 Salaries
S$8,708/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern36 Salaries
S$1,000/mo
Software Engineer6 Salaries
S$7,250/mo
Project Manager5 Salaries
S$7,000/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
"Print and cons"20 Jul 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at IBM full-time

Pros

Great place to work, flexibility

Cons

Less promotion status, less hike

"Apple"16 Sep 2021

Former Employee - Senior Executive

I worked at Apple full-time

Pros

good food, benefits, competitive nature

Cons

the Corporate structure can be stifling

Job Postings

IBM has 9,777 more recently posted open jobs than Apple.