Compare IBM vs Microsoft BETA

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

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Microsoft

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft 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.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 11753 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 25574 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
4.0
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.4
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Sandip Patel
90%
90%Sandip Patel
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%
97%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 10,540 more total submitted salaries than Microsoft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Applications Developer765 Salaries
₹ 4,39,933/yr
Associate Systems Engineer721 Salaries
₹ 3,94,380/yr
Project Manager311 Salaries
₹ 15,00,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer416 Salaries
₹ 14,18,071/yr
Support Engineer101 Salaries
₹ 12,77,983/yr
Program Manager74 Salaries
₹ 22,19,916/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1973 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1732 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 543 reviews)
"Large company"(in 372 reviews)
Featured Review
"excellent"3 Mar 2021

Current Employee - Software Test Specialist

I have been working at IBM full-time

Pros

good work culture Work from home

Cons

Salary and hike will be less

"GOOD"2 Mar 2021

Former Freelancer - Intern

I worked at Microsoft for less than a year

Pros

Intersting projects, good culture, Good tech stack

Cons

None as of now. Everything good

Job Postings

IBM has 17,789 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.