Compare American Express vs Wells Fargo BETA

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

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Wells Fargo

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 7588 reviews)
American Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 23293 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
American Express employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
American Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
94%
94%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Wells Fargo Ceo Charlie Scharf
80%
80%Charlie Scharf
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
American Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

American Express has 171 more total submitted salaries than Wells Fargo.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Manager4 Salaries
A$165,721/yr
Financial Analyst3 Salaries
A$89,484/yr
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
A$54,767/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Regional Sales Manager1 Salaries
A$116,823/yr
Senior Financial Specialist1 Salaries
A$79,000/yr
Concrete Tester1 Salaries
A$54,767/yr

What Employees Say

  • Wells Fargo had 1,591 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Sales goals" was the most mentioned Con at Wells Fargo.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 384 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 341 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1932 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1405 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 273 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 156 reviews)
Cons
"Sales goals"(in 1327 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 575 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.

"Great times"28 May 2020

Former Employee - Manager

I worked at Wells Fargo full-time for less than a year

Pros

It was great working here

Cons

There weren't many cons here

Advice to Management

Keep it up

Job Postings

Wells Fargo has 9,176 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.