Compare Google vs BuzzFeed BETA

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

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BuzzFeed

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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)
4.4
(based on 10693 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 1.4 higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 253 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.2 higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.5 higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Google employees rated their Senior Management 1.6 higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 1.2 higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
93%
93%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 44% higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
BuzzFeed Ceo Jonah Peretti
49%
49%Jonah Peretti
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 46% higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
43%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 55% higher than BuzzFeed employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
26%

Salaries

Google has 257 more total submitted salaries than BuzzFeed.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer63 Salaries
CA$104,397/yr
Account Manager7 Salaries
CA$84,310/yr
Analyst3 Salaries
CA$63,402/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Editor1 Salaries
CA$171,515/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Free lunch" was the most mentioned Pro at BuzzFeed.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
  • "Poor management" was the most mentioned Con at BuzzFeed.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 796 reviews)
"Great people"(in 502 reviews)
Pros
"Free lunch"(in 28 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 20 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Big company"(in 373 reviews)
"Large company"(in 212 reviews)
Cons
"Poor management"(in 10 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Jul 13, 2020

Current Employee - Technical Solutions Engineer

I have been working at Google full-time

Pros

high pay, good culture, free food.

Cons

not at this time. Everthing is good.

"Great!"Jan 6, 2016

I have been working at BuzzFeed

Pros

Amazing company to work for. Very open, very liberal. They want everything to have a voice. Nothing is off limits.

Cons

Literally nothing. They are one of the best companies I have ever worked with in my time as a writer. And they pay well!

Advice to Management

Nothing. Keep doing everything you're doing. This is such an amazing company to work for and grow with.

Job Postings

Google has 2,501 more recently posted open jobs than BuzzFeed.