Compare Salesforce vs Zendesk BETA

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

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Zendesk

Employee Ratings

  • Salesforce scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 6041 reviews)
Salesforce employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 536 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.3
Salesforce employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Salesforce employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.2
Salesforce employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Salesforce employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Salesforce Ceo Marc Benioff
97%
97%Marc Benioff
Salesforce employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Zendesk Ceo Mikkel Svane
92%
92%Mikkel Svane
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Salesforce employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Salesforce employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Zendesk employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
78%

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What Employees Say

  • Salesforce had 318 more reviews than Zendesk that mentioned "Great culture" as a Pro.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at Salesforce.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Zendesk.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 401 reviews)
"Great culture"(in 363 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 100 reviews)
"Great culture"(in 45 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 150 reviews)
"Big company"(in 110 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 37 reviews)
"Neighborhood"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Commercial Account Executive

I have been working at Salesforce full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

- incredible culture - best in class platform and marketing team - opportunity to do meaningful work - great benefits

Cons

- change is the only constant so you must be comfortable being uncomfortable

Advice to Management

- coach more

Current Employee - Senior Data Science Manager

I have been working at Zendesk full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Lots of growth, lots of opportunities and a great team to work with. From a data science and machine learning perspective, there are incredibly interesting data and the opportunity to have an impact... on the product through building ML powered features. (see Answer Bot, Content Cues, Satisfaction prediction)

Cons

Fast company growth can sometimes have it's challenges, but also brings opportunity

Job Postings

Salesforce has 2,421 more recently posted open jobs than Zendesk.