Compare Xero vs Zendesk BETA

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

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Zendesk

Employee Ratings

  • Xero scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Zendesk scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
4.2
(based on 793 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 1081 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Zendesk employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Xero employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.5
Work-life balance
4.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Xero Ceo Steve Vamos
88%
88%Steve Vamos
CEO Approval
Zendesk Ceo Mikkel Svane
90%
90%Mikkel Svane
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
76%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
Zendesk employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Xero employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer57 Salaries
NZ$96,000/yr
Customer Experience Specialist38 Salaries
NZ$51,952/yr
Product Owner33 Salaries
NZ$110,000/yr
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

  • Zendesk had 69 more reviews than Xero that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Xero" was the most mentioned Con at Xero.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Zendesk.
Pros
Pros
"Xero"(in 92 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 71 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Great culture"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Xero"(in 88 reviews)
"Middle management"(in 28 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 47 reviews)
"Enterprise"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review

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.

I worked at Zendesk

Pros

good work environment w/ motivated people

Cons

There wasn't anything notable worth mentioning

Job Postings

Xero has 179 more recently posted open jobs than Zendesk.
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