Compare Shell vs ConocoPhillips BETA

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

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ConocoPhillips

Employee Ratings

  • Shell scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • ConocoPhillips scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.8
(based on 18 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 971 reviews)
ConocoPhillips employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.5
Career Opportunities
3.6
ConocoPhillips employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.1 higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
ConocoPhillips employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
4.1
ConocoPhillips employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.0
Senior Management
3.6
ConocoPhillips employees rated their Senior Management 1.6 higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.4
Culture & Values
4.0
ConocoPhillips employees rated their Culture & Values 1.6 higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
93%
93%Ben van Beurden
Shell employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than ConocoPhillips employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
ConocoPhillips Ceo Ryan M. Lance
83%
83%Ryan M. Lance
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
ConocoPhillips employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
5%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
ConocoPhillips employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 45% higher than Shell employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Shell has 62 more total submitted salaries than ConocoPhillips.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager2 Salaries
A$239,390/yr
Engineer3 Salaries
A$182,921/yr
IT Support Officer1 Salaries
A$89,525/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Operations Analyst1 Salaries
A$155,971/yr
Process Operator1 Salaries
A$152,187/yr
Service Desk Analyst1 Salaries
A$69,484/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Shell.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at ConocoPhillips.
  • "Slow decision making" was the most mentioned Con at Shell.
  • "Oil price" was the most mentioned Con at ConocoPhillips.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 287 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 204 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 106 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 78 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 185 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 131 reviews)
Cons
"Oil price"(in 38 reviews)
"Downturn"(in 33 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Team Lead

I have been working at Shell full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great opportunities, strong in technical jobs

Cons

Glass ceiling is real, struggle if you are not a westerner

Former Contractor - Project Services Engineer

I worked at ConocoPhillips for more than a year

Pros

Good company, flexible hours, monthly roster duty off

Cons

Very few staff, mostly contractors

Job Postings

Shell has 1,429 more recently posted open jobs than ConocoPhillips.