Compare American Express vs Mastercard BETA

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

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Mastercard

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Mastercard scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Career Opportunities.
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)
4.1
(based on 1875 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
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
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
94%
94%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
Mastercard Ceo Ajay Banga
96%
96%Ajay Banga
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Mastercard employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.

Salaries

American Express has 117 more total submitted salaries than Mastercard.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Development Executive13 Salaries
A$79,652/yr
Customer Care Professional11 Salaries
A$50,036/yr
Project Manager2 Salaries
A$128,919/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Director3 Salaries
A$212,406/yr
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
A$62,425/yr
Product Manager3 Salaries
A$130,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • American Express had 284 more reviews than Mastercard that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Mastercard.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 384 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 341 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 329 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 100 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 273 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 156 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 47 reviews)
"No cons"(in 46 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.

Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer

I have been working at Mastercard full-time for more than a year

Pros

One of the best company. Really take care of the employee. Lot of benfits including private health and bonus

Cons

I don't see any cons. Could be the the pay scale

Job Postings

Mastercard has 619 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.