Compare American Express vs PayPal BETA

See how working at American Express vs. PayPal 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 American Express vs. PayPal. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Express

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PayPal

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • PayPal scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 10109 reviews)
American Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 16 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
American Express employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
PayPal employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 1.4 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
American Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
PayPal Ceo Dan Schulman
100%
100%Dan Schulman
PayPal employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
American Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
70%

Salaries

American Express has 372 more total submitted salaries than PayPal.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Manager15 Salaries
CA$105,736/yr
Customer Care Professional12 Salaries
CA$43,164/yr
Analyst9 Salaries
CA$65,748/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager1 Salaries
CA$108,226/yr
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
CA$25/hr
Analyst2 Salaries
CA$74,369/yr

What Employees Say

  • American Express had 240 more reviews than PayPal that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • American Express had 183 more reviews than PayPal that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • American Express had 123 more reviews than PayPal that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 433 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 383 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 200 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 193 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 302 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 172 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 179 reviews)
"Re orgs"(in 59 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Project Manager

I have been working at American Express full-time

Pros

Amazing work culture with highly talented colleagues ! Tremendous development opportunities. Lots of autonomy.

Cons

Work life balance can be challenging with the volume of initiatives

Current Employee - Senior Database Marketing Analyst

I have been working at PayPal full-time for more than a year

Pros

really good work place, awesome colleagues!

Cons

nothing i can think off

Job Postings

PayPal has 1,410 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.