Compare Pixar Animation Studios vs DreamWorks Animation BETA

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Pixar Animation Studios

Employee Ratings

  • Pixar Animation Studios scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • DreamWorks Animation scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 154 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 443 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.6
DreamWorks Animation employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Pixar Animation Studios employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.5
DreamWorks Animation employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Pixar Animation Studios employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pixar Animation Studios Ceo Jim Morris
100%
100%Jim Morris
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than DreamWorks Animation employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
DreamWorks Animation Ceo Margie Cohn
81%
81%Margie Cohn
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
DreamWorks Animation employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Pixar Animation Studios employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Pixar Animation Studios employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than DreamWorks Animation employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

DreamWorks Animation has 46 more total submitted salaries than Pixar Animation Studios.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Animator1 Salaries
₹ 86,397/mo
Software Engineer1 Salaries
₹ 1,51,603/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
3D Animator2 Salaries
₹ 24,626/mo
Department Technical Director2 Salaries
₹ 1,07,659/mo
Administrative, Management1 Salaries
₹ 7,64,999/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Pixar Animation Studios.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at DreamWorks Animation.
  • "Bay area" was the most mentioned Con at Pixar Animation Studios.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at DreamWorks Animation.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 22 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 73 reviews)
"Breakfast and lunch"(in 71 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Bay area"(in 15 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 18 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 14 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - 3D Animator

I have been working at Pixar Animation Studios full-time

Pros

because i think that animation is my passion

Cons

i am new but i have some abilities to make creative

Current Employee - Animator

I have been working at DreamWorks Animation full-time

Pros

very good workplace", "Infrastructure Good

Cons

nice place awsome indoor i have horking here been a long time

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