Compare American Express vs PayPal BETA

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American Express

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PayPal

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 7605 reviews)
American Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 286 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
American Express employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
American Express employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
American Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
PayPal Ceo Dan Schulman
90%
90%Dan Schulman
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than PayPal employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
71%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • American Express had 209 more reviews than PayPal that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • American Express had 157 more reviews than PayPal that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • American Express had 117 more reviews than PayPal that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 385 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 341 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 184 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 176 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 273 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 156 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 156 reviews)
"Re orgs"(in 53 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Business Analyst

I worked at American Express full-time

Pros

Great Facilities, Salary, Environment, Leave Policy, Opportunity to learn and grow

Cons

There are no cons actually if you compare with other companies Amex is way ahead and very employee centric

"Pros and cons"25 May 2020

Former Employee - Fraud Agent

I worked at PayPal full-time

Pros

Great place socally and workplace Overalt good

Cons

Long working hours and working days

Advice to Management

Communication

Job Postings

PayPal has 705 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.