Compare Sage vs Xero BETA

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

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Xero

Employee Ratings

  • Sage scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and CEO Approval.
  • Xero scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
4.0
(based on 3896 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 782 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.5
Xero employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Sage employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.5
Xero employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Sage employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sage Ceo Steve Hare
91%
91%Steve Hare
CEO Approval
Xero Ceo Steve Vamos
89%
89%Steve Vamos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Xero employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Sage employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Xero employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Sage employees rated theirs.

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Good benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Sage.
  • "Xero" was the most mentioned Pro at Xero.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Sage.
  • "Xero" was the most mentioned Con at Xero.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 166 reviews)
"Great people"(in 149 reviews)
Pros
"Xero"(in 92 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 71 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 76 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 50 reviews)
Cons
"Xero"(in 88 reviews)
"Middle management"(in 28 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Account Executive

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

Pros

Great immediate boss..... ..... .....

Cons

Worst upper management and bad software that hasn't updated since 1989

Advice to Management

Go online

Current Employee - Principal Product Designer

I have been working at Xero full-time

Pros

Staff are well looked after, lots of healthy teams to be a part of. Very challenging work with lots of interesting and complex problems to solve.

Cons

Can be slow moving and often takes a while to see the results of your work in the hands of customers.

Job Postings

Sage has 227 more recently posted open jobs than Xero.
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