Compare Pearson vs Cengage BETA

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

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Cengage

Employee Ratings

  • Cengage scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 4810 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1446 reviews)
Cengage employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Pearson employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.7
Cengage employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Pearson employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Cengage employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Pearson employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
4.2
Cengage employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Pearson employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.9
Cengage employees rated their Senior Management 1.0 higher than Pearson employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.4
Cengage employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than Pearson employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pearson Ceo Andy Bird
89%
89%Andy Bird
CEO Approval
Cengage Ceo Michael Hansen
91%
91%Michael Hansen
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Cengage employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Pearson employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Cengage employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 31% higher than Pearson employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Pearson has 186 more total submitted salaries than Cengage.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Editor8 Salaries
₹ 6,45,797/yr
Assistant Manager6 Salaries
₹ 9,48,883/yr
Software Engineer5 Salaries
₹ 5,80,066/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager1 Salaries
₹ 12,10,963/yr

What Employees Say

  • Pearson had 222 more reviews than Cengage that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Pearson had 76 more reviews than Cengage that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 395 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 356 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 173 reviews)
"Great people"(in 115 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 149 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 97 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 73 reviews)
"Reorgs"(in 40 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great team"3 Dec 2020

Current Contractor - Associate Editor

I have been working at Pearson for more than 5 years

Pros

Good people Great manager Flexible timings

Cons

The salary is somewhat low. Work pressure can be intense

"Sales"13 Dec 2018

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Cengage full-time

Pros

Vibrant and employee friendly culture, visionary leadership

Cons

Here performance matters and thats also a positive

Job Postings

Pearson has 1,828 more recently posted open jobs than Cengage.