Compare American Express vs Capital One BETA

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

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Capital One

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Capital One scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 7588 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 7412 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
American Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Capital One employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
94%
94%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
Capital One Ceo Richard D. Fairbank
92%
92%Richard D. Fairbank
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Capital One employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
American Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Capital One employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
65%

Salaries

American Express has 173 more total submitted salaries than Capital One.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Development Executive13 Salaries
A$79,652/yr
Customer Care Professional11 Salaries
A$50,036/yr
Sales Manager4 Salaries
A$165,721/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Analyst1 Salaries
CA$75,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • Capital One had 444 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • American Express had 38 more reviews than Capital One that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 384 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 341 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1145 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 785 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 273 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 156 reviews)
Cons
"Performance management"(in 305 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 235 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Travel Consultant

I worked at American Express full-time for less than a year

Pros

They really care about their employees, great pay, great benefits and great company values that they uphold.

Cons

I really can't think of any cons about the company.

Advice to Management

Management is very supportive. I have no advice to give but to keep up the great work managers.

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Capital One full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Live their values, cares and invests in their people ensuring all staff get quality coaching and developing vs. checking a box, gathers insights to drive it's business strategy. Voted one of the top... 100 companies to work for in the US by it's own people. Now that is an endorsement...

Cons

No offices in Australia unfortunately.

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you're doing. You have set a standard that most companies dream of... Well done.

Job Postings

Capital One has 587 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.