Compare GE vs Shell BETA

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

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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)
3.9
(based on 11489 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 5960 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Shell employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than GE employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GE Ceo H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
89%
89%H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
91%
91%Ben van Beurden
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Shell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than GE employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Shell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than GE employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Shell has 207 more total submitted salaries than GE.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern12 Salaries
CA$21/hr
Applications Engineer8 Salaries
CA$81,403/yr
Field Service Engineer3 Salaries
CA$69,966/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Rail Car Offloader/Dockman31 Salaries
CA$37/hr
Engineer18 Salaries
CA$109,619/yr
Terminal Operator16 Salaries
CA$39/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GE.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Shell.
  • GE had 276 more reviews than Shell that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 477 reviews)
"Great people"(in 324 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 320 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 239 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 421 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 218 reviews)
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 204 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 145 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Jan 19, 2021

Former Employee - Technical Consultant

I worked at GE full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Good mentorship, well developed processes and clear goals

Cons

Large bureaucratic company, change takes time

Former Employee - Senior Business Development Manager

I worked at Shell full-time for more than a year

Pros

Large network of peers and programs to learn.

Cons

Normal corporate ladder climbing needed.

Job Postings

GE has 686 more recently posted open jobs than Shell.