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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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  • Dec 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Newark, New Jersey

    The company contributes to your pension and 491k. Sick options and they're very helpful with investments

  • Dec 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Great Healthcare and compensation plans

  • Nov 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    401K is matched 10% after ten years

  • Oct 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Shell offers many perks and benefits that many other large multi-national (non-tech) companies stopped offering. Examples include wellness benefits, childcare for sick kids, shared purchase plan, 16 weeks paid time off for women/8 weeks for men, and a very flexible working schedule such as 9/80s which means working 80 hours over 9 days with every other Friday off.

  • Oct 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Business Development Analyst in Houston, Texas

    vocation 2 weeks, after 10 years, add one week every 5 years. 401k is okay: 1-6 years 2.5% and 6-11 years 6%

  • Nov 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Reservoir Engineer in Houston, Texas

    Good compensation and work life balance

  • Nov 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Cashier in Hondo, Texas

    Pay was no good for me and my family, no vacation to be with family

  • Oct 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    yearly heart and cancer exams free for employees

  • Sep 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    Best: Excellent health coverage plans, big focus on promoting health via reward programs. Worst: N/A.

  • Sep 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current emergency Response Manager in Houston, Texas

    After 9 years Shell contributes 10% of your base salary and bonus to your 401K

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