Compare Shell vs BP BETA

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

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BP

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)
4.0
(based on 5054 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 3296 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Shell employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Shell employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
93%
93%Ben van Beurden
Shell employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
BP Ceo Bernard Looney
69%
69%Bernard Looney
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Shell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Shell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
54%

Salaries

Shell has 548 more total submitted salaries than BP.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Engineer17 Salaries
CA$108,507/yr
Business Analyst12 Salaries
CA$106,523/yr
Intern12 Salaries
CA$5,898/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Reservoir Engineer2 Salaries
CA$164,081/yr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$57,708/yr
Engineering Summer Student1 Salaries
CA$33/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Shell.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at BP.
  • Shell had 67 more reviews than BP that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 287 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 204 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 433 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 207 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 185 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 131 reviews)
Cons
"Oil prices"(in 67 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Customer Service Representative

I worked at Shell full-time

Pros

I am a people' person and there i used to interact with customers everyday and i learnt about customers choice and there different consumption.

Cons

Good for students but not for full time workers. just minimum wages no extra.

"Full time"Jan 13, 2020

Former Employee - Trader

I worked at BP full-time

Pros

Comp, Benefits, Perks, Alts, Health

Cons

Fees, Drinks, Culture, Atmosphere, Heavy

Job Postings

Shell has 1,248 more recently posted open jobs than BP.