Compare SoundCloud vs Spotify BETA

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

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Spotify

Employee Ratings

  • SoundCloud scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Spotify scored higher in 5 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 84 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 440 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
SoundCloud employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Spotify employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than SoundCloud employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SoundCloud Ceo Kerry Trainor
78%
78%Kerry Trainor
CEO Approval
Spotify Ceo Daniel Ek
88%
88%Daniel Ek
Spotify employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than SoundCloud employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
SoundCloud employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Spotify employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than SoundCloud employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • "Free lunch" was the most mentioned Pro at SoundCloud.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Spotify.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at SoundCloud.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Spotify.
Pros
Pros
"Free lunch"(in 8 reviews)
"Great culture"(in 7 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 58 reviews)
"Free food"(in 42 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 4 reviews)
"Berlin"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 20 reviews)
"Stockholm"(in 19 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Music Producer

I have been working at SoundCloud part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Self Employed and flexible to reach goals

Cons

Competitive, meticulous and time consuming

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Spotify part-time

Pros

Very welcoming environment, and good people.

Cons

Not much space to move up in position

Advice to Management

More interns!

Job Postings

Spotify has 198 more recently posted open jobs than SoundCloud.