Compare American Express vs PayPal BETA

See how PayPal vs. American Express compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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American Express

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PayPal

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 7319 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 3297 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
94%
94%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
PayPal Ceo Dan Schulman
89%
89%Dan Schulman
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
67%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer79 Salaries
$93,806/yr
Senior Manager213 Salaries
$121,267/yr
Manager - Risk Management151 Salaries
$107,501/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer III297 Salaries
$124,975/yr
Senior Manager47 Salaries
$173,705/yr
Senior Risk Analyst39 Salaries
$105,547/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1645 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 370 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 485 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 176 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 268 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 152 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 150 reviews)
"Re orgs"(in 51 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at American Express full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great culture. Customer Focused, and challenging problems

Cons

None Really. I have worked here for 10 years and have been enjoying every bit of it.

Former Employee - Software Development Manager

I worked at PayPal full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

employee-friendly, flexible, mission/ values-driven, offers career advancement opportunities, technologically advanced, innovative, excellent culture, great pay & benefits, free learning... resources (like safari books, linkedin learning, slack channels), lunch & learn sessions, free cereal/ snacks, fruits, multiple growth tracks/ learning paths to choose from, free vending machines for accessories, reasonable work-life balance

Cons

None that I could think of

Advice to Management

Great Going!

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