Compare American Express vs Mastercard BETA

See how working at American Express vs. Mastercard 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 American Express vs. Mastercard. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Express

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Mastercard

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • Mastercard scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 12586 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 4026 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
93%
93%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Mastercard employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Mastercard Ceo Michael Miebach
90%
90%Michael Miebach
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Mastercard employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Mastercard has 95 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern18 Salaries
$1,000/mo
Manager10 Salaries
$74,000/yr
Senior Analyst2 Salaries
$65,500/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern19 Salaries
$1,200/mo
Director25 Salaries
$210,000/yr
Analyst19 Salaries
$66,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • American Express had 378 more reviews than Mastercard that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • American Express had 317 more reviews than Mastercard that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Mastercard.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 540 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 474 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 162 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 157 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 361 reviews)
"Slow decision making"(in 216 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 57 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 55 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Regional Finance Manager

I worked at American Express full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

there are a lots of positive energy

Cons

People are too busy with too little time

Advice to Management

Good to use an open argument discussion

"Great company"5 Sept 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Mastercard full-time

Pros

Employee focused, innovative, global fun

Cons

There are not cons if you are willing to work hard

Advice to Management

Collaborate

Job Postings

Mastercard has 454 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.
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