Compare AECOM vs Downer BETA

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

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Downer

Employee Ratings

  • AECOM scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • Downer scored higher in 3 areas: CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 6211 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 342 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
AECOM Ceo Troy Rudd
76%
76%Troy Rudd
CEO Approval
Downer Ceo Grant Fenn
91%
91%Grant Fenn
Downer employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than AECOM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Downer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than AECOM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Downer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than AECOM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Downer has 96 more total submitted salaries than AECOM.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Principal Engineer42 Salaries
A$131,875/yr
Associate Director12 Salaries
A$194,652/yr
Project Manager10 Salaries
A$91,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Engineer26 Salaries
A$101,500/yr
Bitumen Sprayer25 Salaries
A$40/hr
Project Manager14 Salaries
A$131,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at AECOM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Downer.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at AECOM.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Downer.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 239 reviews)
"Great people"(in 195 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 16 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 14 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 172 reviews)
"Large company"(in 139 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review
"-"2 Apr 2021

Current Employee - Cost Manager

I have been working at AECOM full-time

Pros

Great colleagues and good team atmosphere

Cons

Big company means lots of management streams to go through to implement changes.

"Good culture"11 Jun 2021

Current Employee - Engineer

I have been working at Downer full-time

Pros

Good culture, friendly people,competitive salary

Cons

Short contracts for some employees

Job Postings

AECOM has 1,675 more recently posted open jobs than Downer.