Compare Stanford University vs Google BETA

See how working at Stanford University vs. Google 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 Stanford University vs. Google. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.

Stanford University

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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)
4.4
(based on 3272 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 17709 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Stanford University employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Stanford University employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Stanford University employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Stanford University Ceo Marc Tessier-Lavigne
89%
89%Marc Tessier-Lavigne
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Stanford University employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
88%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Stanford University employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Stanford University employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Google has 27 more total submitted salaries than Stanford University.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Student1 Salaries
NZ$7/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer3 Salaries
NZ$65,000/yr
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
NZ$50,000/yr
General Manager1 Salaries
NZ$100,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Beautiful campus" was the most mentioned Pro at Stanford University.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Cost of living" was the most mentioned Con at Stanford University.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Beautiful campus"(in 219 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 169 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Cost of living"(in 191 reviews)
"Bay area"(in 126 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Course Assistant

I have been working at Stanford University part-time

Pros

Stanford offers great undergraduate teaching and course assistant roles. You can work with amazing faculty and be compensated sufficiently.

Cons

The roles can be very hard to get

"Good people"7 Jul 2021

Current Employee - Environmental Consultant

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

Pros

Good people and great place

Cons

Commute is a bit long

Job Postings

Google has 3,620 more recently posted open jobs than Stanford University.