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Shell Benefits

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Employer Summary

At Shell, we believe in offering a competitive and contemporary benefits package that focuses on individual choice based on personal needs and preferences.

Our “Care and Protection” benefits emphasize improving the health and quality of life for our employees and their families, as well as flexibility and personal development. We offer competitive annual leave packages and do all we can to accommodate career breaks and sabbaticals in countries where these are applicable. To help you balance work and life, we consider flexible working pattern requests whenever possible; including working hours and in some cases working from home.

In addition to annual leave benefits, Shell is proud to be the first major integrated oil and gas company to introduce a new global standard of 16 weeks paid maternity leave. This initiative is intended to support working mothers and their families. Furthermore, Shell has broadened the scope to include fathers and adoptive parents. This change has been made to provide employees greater flexibility in balancing work and family and to ensure that we can attract and retain the diverse talent we need to continue as an industry leader.

Our "Wealth" benefits include Pension, Savings, and Employee Share Purchase Plans. These programs promote financial security through competitive employer contributions and attractive opportunities for employee participation.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Health Insurance  (59 comments)

    “Shell offers very good health plans for both Kaiser permanent day and PPO Providers. They are also offer CIGNA dental and VSP vision plans for fairly...”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (42 comments)

    “The only benefits at shell unless you are upper management is holiday pay for holidays that you work no other benefits ......”

  • 401K Plan  (31 comments)

    “As my career with Shell progressed, The benefits for401(k) and other types of retirement plans just kept getting better and better.”

  • Jun 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    Best is pension. Very generous salaries, work life balance, 9/80 work schedule, competitive medical benefits, employee stock purchase plan

  • Jun 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Associate/Cashier in Riverton, Utah

    Shell hires only part time employees except for management that way they do not have to pay any benefits. This is the strategy employed by shell by hiring all part time employee leads to a lower quality employee

  • May 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Great benefits from a world class company that offers work life balance

  • Apr 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Work process coordinator in Martinez, California

    Shell offers medical, dental and vision benefits as well as a 401(k) and other retirement options. The financial outlay for the employee is very reasonable for the type of coverage offered.

  • Apr 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    health insurance is good, 401k plan is good as well. The best things is that Shell gives employees good benefits, and I recommend this company because they are awesome.

  • Apr 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Leader in Houston, Texas

    They will give you up to 10% without the need of self-contribution.

  • Mar 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Engineer in Houston, Texas

    401 k, Employee stock purchase plan, vacation time

  • Mar 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Offshore Construction Lead in Houston, Texas

    good health insurance, pension fund and stock options. no car allowance or assigned to managers

  • Feb 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Field Based Account Manager in Houston, Texas

    Best is the 401k. This is not an employer match, instead it is strictly an additional payment regardless of personal contribution. After 10 years you are given 10% of your salary into your 401k.

  • Feb 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer in Houston, Texas

    Benefits one of the best in Houston TX. One con : paid vacation and time off cannot be converted to cash, but can be carried over to next year (with limit).

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