Compare ExxonMobil vs Shell BETA

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

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Shell

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)
3.4
(based on 5367 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 7577 reviews)
Shell employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.7
Shell employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Shell employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.9
Shell employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.5
Shell employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
4.1
Shell employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
ExxonMobil Ceo Darren Woods
37%
37%Darren Woods
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
90%
90%Ben van Beurden
Shell employees rated their CEO Approval 53% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
55%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Shell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 26% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
31%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Shell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, ExxonMobil salaries averaged S$61 higher than Shell.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern120 Salaries
S$1,200/mo
Process Technician21 Salaries
S$3,100/mo
Engineer26 Salaries
S$5,917/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern18 Salaries
S$1,200/mo
Process Technician20 Salaries
S$2,500/mo
Engineer12 Salaries
S$6,333/mo

What Employees Say

  • Shell had 62 more reviews than ExxonMobil that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • ExxonMobil had 39 more reviews than Shell that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 192 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 172 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 327 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 254 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Ranking system"(in 263 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 193 reviews)
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 218 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 154 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Analyzer Technician

I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Very good place to learn

Cons

No much technician to management promotion opportunities

Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I worked at Shell

Pros

There was a lot of learning opportunities

Cons

Workload can be heavy at times

Job Postings

Shell has 493 more recently posted open jobs than ExxonMobil.