Compare working at Microsoft vs IBM

Compare company reviews, salaries and ratings to find out if Microsoft or IBM is right for you. Microsoft is most highly rated for Compensation and benefits and IBM is most highly rated for Work-life balance.

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Information Technology
Information Technology
more than £7B (GBP)
more than £7B (GBP)
Number of employees
more than 10,000
more than 10,000
One Microsoft Way Redmond, Washington 98052-6399
1, North Castle Drive, Armonk, New York, USA

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CEO approval

Headshot of Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft
approve of Satya Nadella's performance
Headshot of Arvind Krishna, CEO of IBM
approve of Arvind Krishna's performance

Salary satisfaction

think they are paid fairly at Microsoft
think they are paid fairly at IBM

Microsoft reviews

on 22 September 2023
Collaborative and good work life balance
Operations Manager
(current employee) - Singapore

on 21 September 2023
Pricing analyst
(current employee) - Singapore

on 10 August 2023
(current employee) - Remote

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IBM reviews

on 30 July 2023
(current employee) - Singapore

on 21 July 2023
Talent acquisition
(current employee) - Singapore

on 24 May 2023
(current employee) - Changi

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Compare similar salaries

Compare salary information for Microsoft and IBM. Salaries are taken from job posts or reported by employees and are not adjusted for level or location.

Software architect
$15,019 per month
$13,351 per month
Technical consultant
$13,281 per month
$7,793 per month
Customer success manager
$14,522 per month
$11,970 per month
Senior consultant
$15,417 per month
$16,825 per month
$15,667 per month
$9,672 per month
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36 jobs at Microsoft
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35 jobs at IBM
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Favourable experience
Favourable experience
Medium difficulty
Medium difficulty
Process is about a month
Process is about a month