Compare Shell vs Petronas BETA

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

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Petronas

Employee Ratings

  • Shell scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Petronas scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 5960 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 626 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Shell employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Petronas employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
91%
91%Ben van Beurden
CEO Approval
Petronas Ceo Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin
95%
95%Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin
Petronas employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Petronas employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Petronas employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Shell employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Shell has 629 more total submitted salaries than Petronas.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Rail Car Offloader/Dockman31 Salaries
CA$37/hr
Engineer18 Salaries
CA$109,619/yr
Terminal Operator16 Salaries
CA$39/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Committee Clerk1 Salaries
CA$95,346/yr
Engineer1 Salaries
CA$101,174/yr
Field Operations1 Salaries
CA$90,591/yr

What Employees Say

  • Shell had 205 more reviews than Petronas that mentioned "Working environment" as a Pro.
  • Shell had 120 more reviews than Petronas that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 320 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 239 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 115 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 48 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 204 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 145 reviews)
Cons
"Office politics"(in 34 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review

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.

Former Employee - Operations

I worked at Petronas full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great management team and safety culture.

Cons

Unfortunate and dramatic industry wide slowdown.

Advice to Management

Prepare for busy times ahead.

Job Postings

Shell has 28 more recently posted open jobs than Petronas.