Compare Apple vs Microsoft BETA

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

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Microsoft

Employee Ratings

  • Apple scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.7
(based on 69 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22726 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.5
Apple employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.4
Apple employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.2
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.6
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
98%
98%Tim Cook
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
98%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Positive Business Outlook
86%

Salaries

Microsoft has 3,073 more total submitted salaries than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer9 Salaries
₹ 13,30,551/yr
IPC1 Salaries
₹ 3,72,040/yr
Iphone Solution Consultant3 Salaries
₹ 24,175/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer299 Salaries
₹ 14,50,516/yr
Intern138 Salaries
₹ 46,487/mo
Associate Consultant135 Salaries
₹ 10,21,386/yr

What Employees Say

  • Apple had 14 more reviews than Microsoft that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1643 reviews)
"Great people"(in 783 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1930 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1629 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 506 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 329 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"Large company"(in 339 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Freelancer - Web Developer

I worked at Apple for less than a year

Pros

Amazing environment. A dream come true

Cons

Nothing that I can think of

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Microsoft

Pros

Work Environment , People are helpful and nice

Cons

Too much presentations work people like me might get frustated

Job Postings

Apple has 1,621 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.