Compare Caterpillar vs John Deere BETA

See how working at Caterpillar vs. John Deere 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 Caterpillar vs. John Deere. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Caterpillar

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John Deere

Employee Ratings

  • Caterpillar scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • John Deere scored higher in 5 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 4804 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 3425 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Caterpillar Ceo Jim Umpleby
83%
83%Jim Umpleby
CEO Approval
John Deere Ceo John May
81%
81%John May
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
John Deere employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Caterpillar employees rated theirs.

Salaries

John Deere has 174 more total submitted salaries than Caterpillar.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Engineer49 Salaries
₹ 10,15,688/yr
Intern16 Salaries
₹ 15,452/mo
Associate IT Analyst11 Salaries
₹ 7,83,181/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Engineer84 Salaries
₹ 10,57,656/yr
Intern19 Salaries
₹ 20,000/mo
Associate Systems Analyst8 Salaries
₹ 10,48,348/yr

What Employees Say

  • Caterpillar had 145 more reviews than John Deere that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Caterpillar had 39 more reviews than John Deere that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 387 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 266 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 130 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 121 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 105 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 104 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 66 reviews)
"Midwest"(in 56 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Intern - Data Analytics

I have been working at Caterpillar

Pros

Excellent work environment. Challenging and meaningful projects given to even entry-level interns. Everyones work at this company has a big impact on CAT’s success.

Cons

I have not encountered any negatives about CAT while at my time there. I feel wanted and appreciated for my efforts and love going to work every day.

Current Employee - Program Manager

I have been working at John Deere full-time

Pros

Excellent in every field. World class people, world class product

Cons

nothing at all, no any concerns,

Job Postings

Caterpillar has 204 more recently posted open jobs than John Deere.