Compare Google vs Meta BETA

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

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Meta

Employee Ratings

  • Google scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Meta scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 19888 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 6854 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.3
Career Opportunities
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Meta employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.2
Senior Management
4.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Meta employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Meta Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
89%
89%Mark Zuckerberg
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Meta employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Positive Business Outlook
82%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Meta salaries averaged CA$15,629 higher than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer194 Salaries
CA$108,274/yr
Account Manager16 Salaries
CA$88,085/yr
Analyst11 Salaries
CA$57,658/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer14 Salaries
CA$120,632/yr
Account Manager1 Salaries
CA$155,427/yr
Data Analyst2 Salaries
CA$24,845/yr

What Employees Say

  • Google had 535 more reviews than Meta that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Meta.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 399 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 344 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 487 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 99 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

I have been working at Google for less than a year

Pros

As an intern, I was able to have a meaningful and productive internship.

Cons

Haven't noticed any cons, but it's a cool place to intern.

Current Employee - Full Stack Developer

I have been working at Meta full-time for less than a year

Pros

Free food is just the beginning

Cons

Work life balance can be tough at times

Advice to Management

Improve work life balance.

Job Postings

Google has 4,301 more recently posted open jobs than Meta.