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Musk ranked 49th in 2018 and 8th in 2017, based on ratings from SpaceX employees. Musk has a 67% approval rating from Tesla employees, down from over 80% in early 2018, and an 89% approval rating from SpaceX employees, down from 94% in 2018, as of Monday morning. SpaceX and Tesla did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s requests for comment. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has fallen from the job-review site Glassdoor’s ranking of the top 100 CEOs. Musk ranked 49th in 2018 and 8th in 2017, based on ratings from SpaceX employees. Feedback from Tesla employees does not appear to have been included in those rankings. Musk has a 67% approval rating from Tesla employees, down from over 80% in early 2018, and an 89% approval rating from SpaceX employees, down from 94% in 2018, as of Monday morning. SpaceX and Tesla did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s requests for comment. Read more: 70-hour weeks and ‘WTF’ emails: 42 employees reveal the frenzy of working at Tesla under the ‘cult’ of Elon Musk Employees at both companies have in Glassdoor reviews praised their work environments and the opportunities they provide to work on meaningful projects, but have criticized the long hours and poor work-life balance they encourage. Tesla employees have also criticized the company’s upper management, with some reviews from this year highlighting poor planning and communication. Musk’s CEO-approval rating is lower than those of auto-industry rivals Jim Hackett (70%) and Michael Manley (70%), the CEOs of Ford and Fiat Chrysler, respectively, but higher than that of General Motors CEO Mary Barra (66%). In the rocket industry, Musk’s approval rating is higher than those of Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos (81%) and United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno (66%). Musk has received criticism for his erratic behavior in the past year, including Twitter posts that have led to lawsuits and $40 million in fines from the Securities and Exchange Commission. Tesla employees told Business Insider in 2018 that Musk was inspiring and intelligent, but also impulsive and stubborn. Have you worked for Tesla? Do you have a story to share? Contact this reporter at firstname.lastname@example.org . Read more: Elon Musk tweeted an ‘Occupy Mars’ meme, but he was mocked because it featured a picture of the moon Elon Musk says people can buy seats to Mars after the first orbital Starship prototype completes its test flight The big question about Tesla demand makes no sense. The company has created demand where there was none before. Elon Musk doubled down on his theory that the world population is headed for collapse NOW WATCH: We tried a fermentation-tracking device and highly recommend it to find out which foods are making you bloated See Also: Leaked documents suggest Tesla has not met a Model 3 production goal set by Elon Musk in recent weeks After Elon Musk’s tweets landed Tesla in hot water, an SEC heavyweight is looking to shore up the regulator’s social-media rules Elon Musk tweeted an ‘Occupy Mars’ meme, but he was mocked because it featured a picture of the moon SEE ALSO: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he’s been ‘playing with fasting’ and only eats one meal per day. Here are the diets of other notable tech billionaires.