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 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • BP scored higher 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)
4.0
(based on 5013 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 20 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Shell employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Shell employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
93%
93%Ben van Beurden
CEO Approval
BP Ceo Bernard Looney
N/ABernard Looney
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Shell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Shell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 49% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
9%

Salaries

Shell has 402 more total submitted salaries than BP.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Analyst24 Salaries
₹ 19,10,429/yr
Software Engineer13 Salaries
₹ 11,09,547/yr
Intern13 Salaries
₹ 25,540/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Director1 Salaries
₹ 84,03,339/yr
Software Engineer1 Salaries
₹ 1,30,892/yr
Associate Director1 Salaries
₹ 5,25,209/mo

What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Shell.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at BP.
  • Shell had 66 more reviews than BP that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 282 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 202 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 431 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 205 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 184 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 130 reviews)
Cons
"Oil prices"(in 67 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Global Planning Manager

I have been working at Shell full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Fantastic Salary, Great benefits, WFH, Friendly environment

Cons

Sometime office politics depending on managers

Advice to Management

Reward everyone equally

"director"20 Jan 2020

Former Employee - Director

I worked at BP full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

good working culture , focused on performance , diversity employer

Cons

numbers KPI focussed , can show a humane face to the world

Advice to Management

low profile

Job Postings

Shell has 1,232 more recently posted open jobs than BP.