Compare Canadian Pacific Railway vs BNSF Railway BETA

See how BNSF Railway vs. Canadian Pacific Railway compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.5
(based on 429 reviews)
3.3
(based on 810 reviews)
Career Opportunities
2.9
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
3.9
Work-life balance
1.8
2.2
Senior Management
1.9
2.6
Culture & Values
2.1
2.7
CEO Approval
Canadian Pacific Railway Ceo Keith Creel
44%Keith Creel
BNSF Railway Ceo Carl R. Ice
59%Carl R. Ice
% Recommend to a friend
36%
53%
Positive Business Outlook
42%
52%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Locomotive Engineer14 Salaries
$98,709/yr
Director2 Salaries
$113,903/yr
Customer Service Representative2 Salaries
$29/hr
Railroad Conductor99 Salaries
$77,091/yr
Manager30 Salaries
$96,109/yr
Train Dispatcher17 Salaries
$100,271/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Pay and benefits"(in 40 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 39 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 120 reviews)
"Great pay"(in 95 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 65 reviews)
"No work life"(in 35 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 73 reviews)
"Call 24 7"(in 58 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Conductor Trainee

I have been working at Canadian Pacific Railway full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great pay and benefits Most executives and upper management started in ops

Cons

With great benefits come some sacrifices

Advice to Management

Thank you for putting safety at the top of your priority Happy employees equals happy share holders

Current Employee - Machine Operator

I have been working at BNSF Railway full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Union, great company dedicated to the safety of its employees.

Cons

Some traveling involved over 5 states.

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