Compare Dow vs 3M BETA

See how working at Dow vs. 3M 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 Dow vs. 3M. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Dow

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3M

Employee Ratings

  • Dow scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
  • 3M scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2047 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 3008 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dow Ceo Jim Fitterling
81%
81%Jim Fitterling
CEO Approval
3M Ceo Mike Roman
84%
84%Mike Roman
3M employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Dow employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Dow employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than 3M employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Positive Business Outlook
52%
3M employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Dow employees rated theirs.

Salaries

3M has 86 more total submitted salaries than Dow.
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CA$81,681/yr
Operations1 Salaries
CA$29/hr
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CA$140,706/yr
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What Employees Say

  • 3M had 48 more reviews than Dow that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • 3M had 37 more reviews than Dow that mentioned "Plano de carreira" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 170 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 101 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 149 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 135 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 60 reviews)
"Plano de carreira"(in 38 reviews)
Cons
"Plano de carreira"(in 75 reviews)
"Plano de"(in 56 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good company"Jun 9, 2020

Current Employee - Account Manager

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

Pros

Great team, plenty of responsibility, nice flexibility

Cons

Large, disconnected at times, away from team a lot

Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative

I have been working at 3M full-time for less than a year

Pros

Amazing Benefits program,able to have flexibility when it comes to working from home when sick and incredibly inclusive to everyone working.

Cons

Hard to get into the company (long application process). Not easy to move around in the company when it comes to jobs ( you must stay in your position at least 2yrs)

Job Postings

3M has 474 more recently posted open jobs than Dow.