Compare American Express vs Facebook BETA

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

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Facebook

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • Facebook scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 8430 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 2117 reviews)
Facebook employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.4
Facebook employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.7
Facebook employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Facebook employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
4.2
Facebook employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
Facebook Ceo Mark Zuckerberg
93%
93%Mark Zuckerberg
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Facebook employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Positive Business Outlook
85%
Facebook employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Facebook has 6,485 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Engineer169 Salaries
$130,558/yr
Analyst68 Salaries
$74,057/yr
Technical Project Manager77 Salaries
$124,434/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer5057 Salaries
$150,031/yr
Research Scientist715 Salaries
$161,125/yr
Product Manager202 Salaries
$179,816/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at American Express.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Facebook.
  • Facebook had 166 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 419 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 373 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 391 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 325 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 295 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 166 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 461 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 92 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Travel Consultant

I worked at American Express full-time for less than a year

Pros

They really care about their employees, great pay, great benefits and great company values that they uphold.

Cons

I really can't think of any cons about the company.

Advice to Management

Management is very supportive. I have no advice to give but to keep up the great work managers.

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Facebook full-time

Pros

- Amazing onboarding experience - Wide selection of teams - Rewarding compensation - Impressive engineering tooling - Great extracurricular support

Cons

- Starting to feel less like a startup - Processes can be rigid in some situations

Job Postings

American Express has 148 more recently posted open jobs than Facebook.