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 4 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Facebook scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Senior Management.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 24447 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 4580 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
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
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
4.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Facebook employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Facebook Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
93%
93%Mark Zuckerberg
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
87%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Facebook employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
84%

Salaries

Microsoft has 838 more total submitted salaries than Facebook.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer59 Salaries
CA$94,144/yr
SERVICE ADVISOR7 Salaries
CA$20/hr
Solution Sales Specialist7 Salaries
CA$129,282/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer3 Salaries
CA$113,267/yr
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
CA$21/hr
Account Manager1 Salaries
CA$150,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • Microsoft had 1,632 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 1957 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1696 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 391 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 325 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 542 reviews)
"Large company"(in 363 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 461 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 92 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern

I worked at Microsoft full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great learning opportunity Excellent mentorship at the site I worked Good compensation

Cons

Hardly any cons where I worked

"6"Dec 14, 2020

Current Employee - User Experience Researcher

I have been working at Facebook full-time

Pros

good and friendly for using to connect.

Cons

none one cons I can think about.

Job Postings

Microsoft has 10,650 more recently posted open jobs than Facebook.