Compare CSX vs Union Pacific BETA

See how working at CSX vs. Union Pacific 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 CSX vs. Union Pacific. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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CSX

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Union Pacific

Employee Ratings

  • CSX scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.6
(based on 920 reviews)
CSX employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Union Pacific employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.1
(based on 1900 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.4
CSX employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Union Pacific employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
1.9
Work-life balance
1.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
1.9
CSX employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Union Pacific employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
1.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.0
Culture & Values
1.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
CSX Ceo Jim Foote
23%
23%Jim Foote
CSX employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Union Pacific employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Union Pacific Ceo Lance Fritz
11%
11%Lance Fritz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
32%
CSX employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Union Pacific employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
18%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
CSX employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Union Pacific employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
19%

Salaries

Union Pacific has 1,180 more total submitted salaries than CSX.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Freight Conductor223 Salaries
$64,298/yr
Locomotive Engineer53 Salaries
$84,768/yr
Track Worker42 Salaries
$74,096/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Railroad Conductor423 Salaries
$76,926/yr
Locomotive Engineer121 Salaries
$96,932/yr
Diesel Locomotive Electrician104 Salaries
$34/hr

What Employees Say

  • Union Pacific had 69 more reviews than CSX that mentioned "Pay and benefits" as a Pro.
  • Union Pacific had 89 more reviews than CSX that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Union Pacific had 86 more reviews than CSX that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Pay and benefits"(in 119 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 117 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 206 reviews)
"Pay and benefits"(in 188 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 49 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 135 reviews)
"Call 24 7"(in 92 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good company"Feb 26, 2021

Current Employee - Journeyman Electrician

I have been working at CSX full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Solid pay and lots of fun

Cons

Hours and days off are not wonderful

Advice to Management

Thank you

Current Employee - Manager II

I have been working at Union Pacific full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great leaders make great teams.

Cons

Office productivity tools and processes need updating.

Job Postings

CSX has 7 more recently posted open jobs than Union Pacific.