Compare Shell vs Woodside Petroleum BETA

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

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Woodside Petroleum

Employee Ratings

  • Shell 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.
  • Woodside Petroleum 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 5881 reviews)
Shell employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 94 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Shell employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Woodside Petroleum employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Shell employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Shell employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Shell employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Shell Ceo Ben van Beurden
92%
92%Ben van Beurden
Shell employees rated their CEO Approval 40% higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Woodside Petroleum Ceo Peter Coleman
52%
52%Peter Coleman
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Shell employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Shell employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Woodside Petroleum has 20 more total submitted salaries than Shell.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Engineer5 Salaries
A$173,674/yr
Commercial Graduate4 Salaries
A$86,609/yr
Manager3 Salaries
A$260,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Engineer6 Salaries
A$155,000/yr
Accountant6 Salaries
A$103,653/yr
Manager1 Salaries
A$138,939/yr

What Employees Say

  • Shell had 232 more reviews than Woodside Petroleum that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • "Slow decision making" was the most mentioned Con at Shell.
  • "Performance management" was the most mentioned Con at Woodside Petroleum.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 320 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 239 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 8 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Slow decision making"(in 204 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 145 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Engineering Intern

I worked at Shell full-time

Pros

Friendly people, great work life balance, well compensated, great training programs

Cons

Managers and supervisors can be quite busy and hard to get a hold of.

"Great company"16 Nov 2020

Former Freelancer - Planning Engineer

I worked at Woodside Petroleum

Pros

Opportunities given to grow within the company

Cons

Can be sometimes too bureaucratic

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