Compare McMaster University vs University of Waterloo BETA

See how University of Waterloo vs. McMaster University compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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McMaster University

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 578 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 789 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McMaster University Ceo Patrick Deane
96%
96%Patrick Deane
CEO Approval
University of Waterloo Ceo Feridun Hamdullahpur
81%
81%Feridun Hamdullahpur
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
92%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
62%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Professor259 Salaries
CA$157,144/yr
Research Assistant23 Salaries
CA$16/hr
Graduate Student18 Salaries
CA$27,811/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Professor342 Salaries
CA$165,294/yr
Research Assistant30 Salaries
CA$30,211/yr
PhD Student23 Salaries
CA$26,030/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 50 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 44 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 48 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 46 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Full time"(in 15 reviews)
"No cons"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 26 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 20 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Research Associate

I have been working at McMaster University full-time

Pros

Great Research Environment, Innovative Work, and Leading Research Leaders

Cons

Super Competitive, Some Unsophisticated Research Equipment

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at University of Waterloo full-time

Pros

Comfortable working conditions, holidays off.

Cons

Work can be slow at times.

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