Compare American Express vs Capital One BETA

See how working at American Express vs. Capital One 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 American Express vs. Capital One. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Express

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Capital One

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 3 areas: Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Capital One scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 12052 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 11502 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
93%
93%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
Capital One Ceo Richard D. Fairbank
93%
93%Richard D. Fairbank
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Capital One employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Positive Business Outlook
78%

Salaries

Capital One has 15,287 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Engineer378 Salaries
$145,025/yr
Director373 Salaries
$161,620/yr
Analyst124 Salaries
$81,909/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1384 Salaries
$127,075/yr
Senior Business Analyst795 Salaries
$111,059/yr
Senior Data Analyst685 Salaries
$105,175/yr

What Employees Say

  • Capital One had 572 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Capital one" was the most mentioned Con at Capital One.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 540 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 474 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1769 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1046 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 361 reviews)
"Slow decision making"(in 216 reviews)
Cons
"Capital one"(in 517 reviews)
"Performance management"(in 427 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Client Manager

I have been working at American Express full-time

Pros

Great pay and amazing opportunities for movement. They put a real emphasis on development.

Cons

Benefits are just ok. Health insurance is pricey.

Current Employee - Vice President

I have been working at Capital One full-time

Pros

Management really cares about employees; smart people; collaborative culture

Cons

Large company that takes a long time to make decisions

Job Postings

Capital One has 4,428 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.
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