Compare CH2M vs HDR BETA

See how working at CH2M vs. HDR 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 CH2M vs. HDR. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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CH2M

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HDR

Employee Ratings

  • HDR 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)
3.4
(based on 1200 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 900 reviews)
HDR employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than CH2M employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.0
HDR employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than CH2M employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
HDR employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than CH2M employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.8
HDR employees rated their Senior Management 1.0 higher than CH2M employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
4.1
HDR employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than CH2M employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
CH2M Ceo Jacqueline Hinman
60%
60%Jacqueline Hinman
CEO Approval
HDR Ceo Eric L. Keen
91%
91%Eric L. Keen
HDR employees rated their CEO Approval 31% higher than CH2M employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
HDR employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 22% higher than CH2M employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
80%
HDR employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 42% higher than CH2M employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at CH2M.
  • "Employee owned" was the most mentioned Pro at HDR.
  • "Billable" was the most mentioned Con at CH2M.
  • "Hdr" was the most mentioned Con at HDR.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 79 reviews)
"Good people"(in 43 reviews)
Pros
"Employee owned"(in 107 reviews)
"Hdr"(in 80 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Billable"(in 50 reviews)
"Ch2m hill"(in 34 reviews)
Cons
"Hdr"(in 53 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 28 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Process Engineer

I have been working at CH2M full-time for less than a year

Pros

Familiar office, good team and leaders.

Cons

Uncertainty due to Jacobs acquisition and lack of projects

Former Employee - Environmental Scientist

I worked at HDR full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good structure and training, plenty of opportunities for CPD

Cons

Bureaucracy and inefficiencies abound in the international offices and there is little recognition of different work practices outside of the US

Advice to Management

It's probably not worth making new hires in Saudi Arabia sit through driving on icy roads training...

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