Compare Microsoft vs Facebook BETA

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

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Facebook

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • Facebook scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22726 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 51 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.4
Facebook employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
4.3
Facebook employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
CEO Approval
Facebook Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
100%
100%Mark Zuckerberg
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Positive Business Outlook
85%

Salaries

Microsoft has 3,103 more total submitted salaries than Facebook.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer299 Salaries
₹ 14,50,516/yr
Intern138 Salaries
₹ 46,487/mo
Support Engineer75 Salaries
₹ 12,63,293/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer6 Salaries
₹ 21,54,764/yr
Specialist3 Salaries
₹ 9,70,501/yr
Computer Operator1 Salaries
₹ 11,791/mo

What Employees Say

  • Microsoft had 1,622 more reviews than Facebook that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Facebook.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1930 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1629 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 377 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 308 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"Large company"(in 339 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 423 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 84 reviews)
Featured Review

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

Current Freelancer - Legal

I have been working at Facebook for less than a year

Pros

Super Chill environment to work

Cons

No Cons as such !! Great Company

Advice to Management

Be the way you are

Job Postings

Microsoft has 3,715 more recently posted open jobs than Facebook.