Compare Microsoft vs Oracle BETA

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

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Oracle

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft 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)
4.3
(based on 23247 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 27508 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%
97%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Oracle Ceo Safra A. Catz
78%
78%Safra A. Catz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
87%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 32% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
55%

Salaries

Microsoft has 230 more total submitted salaries than Oracle.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer56 Salaries
CA$93,393/yr
Product Advisor17 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Solution Sales Specialist7 Salaries
CA$128,250/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer19 Salaries
CA$80,219/yr
Technical Support Analyst5 Salaries
CA$50,708/yr
Principal Sales Consultant13 Salaries
CA$126,205/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work from home" was the most mentioned Pro at Oracle.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "No hikes" was the most mentioned Con at Oracle.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1930 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1629 reviews)
Pros
"Work from home"(in 1485 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1349 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"Large company"(in 339 reviews)
Cons
"No hikes"(in 819 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 561 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Product Manager

I worked at Microsoft full-time

Pros

Excellent mentorship and career growth.

Cons

Sooner or later need to learn to navigate political landscape.

"Great company"Sep 2, 2020

Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

I have been working at Oracle full-time

Pros

Path to grow, work life balance

Cons

nothing to mention here, all good

Job Postings

Oracle has 5,630 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.