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 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 5856 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 3584 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
92%
92%Ben van Beurden
Shell employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
BP Ceo Bernard Looney
71%
71%Bernard Looney
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Shell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
45%

Salaries

Shell has 602 more total submitted salaries than BP.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Rail Car Offloader/Dockman31 Salaries
CA$37/hr
Engineer18 Salaries
CA$109,619/yr
Business Analyst12 Salaries
CA$107,614/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Technologist1 Salaries
CA$100,145/yr
Reservoir Engineer2 Salaries
CA$165,763/yr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$15/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Shell.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at BP.
  • Shell had 77 more reviews than BP that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 320 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 239 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 216 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 181 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 204 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 145 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 68 reviews)
"Oil prices"(in 68 reviews)
Featured Review
"sales assistant"Jan 17, 2021

Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant

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

Pros

this is a lovely work place

Cons

there is nothing i dont like

Advice to Management

nothing

Former Employee - Web Developer

I worked at BP full-time

Pros

Good training for IT developers. Nice company culture.

Cons

Cumbersome meetings. Frequent system maintenance, so have to update the version frequently.

Job Postings

BP has 264 more recently posted open jobs than Shell.