Compare Jacobs vs Bechtel BETA

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

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Bechtel

Employee Ratings

  • Jacobs scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Bechtel scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 4107 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1612 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Bechtel employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Jacobs employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Bechtel employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Jacobs Ceo Steven Demetriou
91%
91%Steven Demetriou
CEO Approval
Bechtel Ceo Brendan Bechtel
91%
91%Brendan Bechtel
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Jacobs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Bechtel employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
54%

Salaries

Jacobs has 198 more total submitted salaries than Bechtel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager8 Salaries
CA$155,391/yr
Intermediate Buyer3 Salaries
CA$100,349/yr
Project Engineer3 Salaries
CA$103,402/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Coordinator1 Salaries
CA$68,293/yr
Contract Specialist1 Salaries
CA$92,790/yr
Mechanical Engineer1 Salaries
CA$73,935/yr

What Employees Say

  • Jacobs had 72 more reviews than Bechtel that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Jacobs.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Bechtel.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 169 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 150 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 78 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 72 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 64 reviews)
"Large company"(in 63 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 77 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 34 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good Company"Aug 26, 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Project Manager

I have been working at Jacobs full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good company to work for

Cons

not lot of bad things to say

"Regger/fitter"Aug 4, 2021

Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I have been working at Bechtel for more than a year

Pros

Good company before l worked with Bechtel in malaysia

Cons

Hard work and get any experience

Advice to Management

I hope the management get me to work

Job Postings

Jacobs has 3,714 more recently posted open jobs than Bechtel.