Compare ExxonMobil vs Shell BETA

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

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Shell

Employee Ratings

  • Shell 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)
3.4
(based on 3977 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 5946 reviews)
Shell employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.7
Shell employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.9
Shell employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.5
Shell employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
4.0
Shell employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
ExxonMobil Ceo Darren Woods
39%
39%Darren Woods
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
91%
91%Ben van Beurden
Shell employees rated their CEO Approval 52% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Shell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 24% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
25%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Shell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Shell has 526 more total submitted salaries than ExxonMobil.
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CA$56,057/yr
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What Employees Say

  • Shell had 59 more reviews than ExxonMobil that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • ExxonMobil had 40 more reviews than Shell that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 180 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 154 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 320 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 239 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Ranking system"(in 255 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 185 reviews)
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 204 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 145 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Accounts Receivable Specialist

I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

Pros

Benefits are great staff is friendly and courteous safety mind set very strong

Cons

safety mind set very strong (causes too many meetings)

"Good company"Jan 24, 2021

Current Employee - Communications Manager

I have been working at Shell full-time

Pros

Good Benefits and flexible working

Cons

High stress and very competitive globally

Job Postings

ExxonMobil has 448 more recently posted open jobs than Shell.