Compare Microsoft vs Facebook BETA

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

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Facebook

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Facebook scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 28505 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 6151 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
Facebook employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Facebook employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Senior Management
4.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Facebook employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Facebook Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
91%
91%Mark Zuckerberg
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Facebook employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Facebook employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
83%

Salaries

Microsoft has 1,139 more total submitted salaries than Facebook.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer116 Salaries
CA$98,246/yr
Intern21 Salaries
CA$52,548/yr
Technical Account Manager11 Salaries
CA$112,694/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer10 Salaries
CA$117,908/yr
Student1 Salaries
CA$51,386/yr
Account Manager1 Salaries
CA$153,043/yr

What Employees Say

  • Microsoft had 1,629 more reviews than Facebook that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Facebook.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1973 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1732 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 399 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 344 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 543 reviews)
"Large company"(in 372 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 487 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 99 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Big company, lots of opportunities, great pay

Cons

Lots of ongoing changes at all levels

"Nice"Jun 25, 2021

Former Employee - Electrical L Or Es Class Licence

I worked at Facebook full-time

Pros

Great place to work at with friends

Cons

terrible coffee and time clock in system

Advice to Management

please update coffee

Job Postings

Microsoft has 2,914 more recently posted open jobs than Facebook.